As sure as eggs...
Less than two hours to go before the council's accounts are closed and the e-procurement system's been down since lunchtime. My, how Maisie laughed.
"I've all these orders to process and I can't do a thing!"
Mind you, we have have all the rest of the year in which to get spent up.
Fate relents and it's back up and running. It's a horrible system and not much fun to have to use at the best of times. These aren't the best of times. Every so often I hear Maisie mutter:
"I wish this bloody system would crash again."