Saturday, 28 June 2014

The Weekend



Friday morning brought a herd of these beasts hurtling through the museum. Naturally we ran! In time one of the herdsmen arrived and managed to corral them into some order.  Quite how teachers can gain control without the use of whips and chairs like those lion tamers do is a wonder to me.  Eventually all 58 kids had been through the shop, spent almost £5 each (not counting those that thought things worth £6:90 can be bought for £5) and running out off small change half way through, eventually everybody was happy.  Really nice kids but by the time the last fiver had been crushed into the till (with change obtained somehow) we relaxed, breathed deeply and drank tea.
I was knackered when I got home and had to begin sorting out stuff for the exhibition when my brain no longer functioned.  I started but did not finish and after a quieter time today just want to sit and do nothing.  However I did glance at the online press this morning to see the big news stories.  The Online Daily mail began today by revealing that the English queen has worn the same flat shoes for fifty years! How I wanted to know this!  The 'Daily Mail' reader you understand has little in their life.  The DM reader has only one real concern, money!  His wife cares what others wear so she can copy them or compare herself to them to see of she is better than they.  Nothing else matters to them but plenty of sex stories are required for them to feign shock.  I didn't bother with the rest but the BBC splashed on David Cameron's attempt to grab UKIP votes at the EU Summit and problems abroad.  What sells and what is news are different beings.   

A woman asked me a while ago what I did with myself now I am retired. "What do you do all day," she asked, implying I must be bored.  I strangled her.  It was the only way.....

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5 comments:

Carol in Cairns said...

Retirement is your time to do whatever you like ~ I can't say I have ever heard you complain of boredom though?

Why so many kiddies with fivers on a Saturday ~ not even a school day?

Tell us more about the exhibition you are preparing for ~ I am guessing it is about your soldiers?

Have a happy Sunday Aman.

Lee said...

Those flat shoes worn by the Queen used to be high-heeled when she first started wearing them 50 years ago.

You should've caught a couple of those beasts...then you'd have enough meat to last you a year or more!

Adullamite said...

Carol, Me complain? The kids were in on Friday, I just had to sleep rather than post on Friday....

Lee, Meat? If only....

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

Well, you did get away Scot-free before, and changing from using a blade to just your hands will surely throw them off your trail again, Jack.

Adullamite said...

Jerry, My hands are clean.....ish