Archive for January 10th, 2008

I was at a meeting over at Erskine during the big storm on Tuesday.   

The hotel was 3 star, and was struggling a bit to keep its standards up.    The ladies loos would not flush;   there was no hot water in the gents loos – in fact, if you turned on the cold tap of one basin, cold water came out of the hot tap at the basin next door.     Our meeting room was boiling, and the only way of sorting it was to open a window – not a great idea with a wind strong enough to close the Erskine Bridge battering away outside.

Thankfully the lunch and coffees and teas etc. were all fine.

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Tea or Coffee?

I was at a farmers meeting in Perth today.   

Initial cup of tea went well.    Cup of tea at breaktime was certainly neither tea nor coffee – it looked and tasted like a mixture.    The flasky thing said “tea”.    It was totally ghastly.

I was not brave enough to stay for lunch.

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