Superdrug this afternoon – buying the weekly dose of Slimfast…notice they sell stamps…."and 24 first class stamps please". "Sorry they only come in books of 12 or 6" – "Er…well just give me two books of 12". "Sorry we’ve only got books of 6 in the till." – "How about 4 books of 6?" – no chance ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ rings for supervisor, opens another till in order to extract 2 lots of 12 ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ for feckÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s sake!
It got worse. Wanted a Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â£50 exacta ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Lingfield 3.30 Super Frank to beat Josh. Local Betfred has no Exacta slips, staff on another planet, so phone the Tote ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œSorry Sir IÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ll just have to get this referredÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
On the train to Victoria yesterday and these were some of the messages from the driver.<br>’Please ensure you have a valid ticket for your journey’.<br>Thats ok as we have just had all our tickets checked at the barrier<br>Once the doors shut automatically and your trapped on board the message was ‘This train is the London Victoria service stopping at Gatwick East Croydon and Victoria'<br>Thats a bit late as anyone who wanted another sevice is already trapped on board<br>As the train slowed to approach Victoria the message was ‘This train is ending at Victoria'<br>Thats about right as the line does not go past Victoria<br>Please ensure you collect all your personal beleongings.<br>Oh I was thinking of leaving my bags for someone else to find<br>