Unbelievable tales from One Who Knows.‘It is a comfort in wretchedness to have companions in woe’.
We're taking a bit of a breather while the world rearranges its underpants. Meanwhile, the other blog is here.
"Will you be coming back to do some volunteer work in the library?""Will I buggery!"
More like "Will you be coming back as a willfully cantankerous customer smelling of wee just to annoy us?"
The dedication of some staff at retirement is sadly lacking. I'm shocked at the standards of public service these days.
Apparently the 'double-dipping' practice is not so entrenched in Helminthdale.Here, retirement just means "I'll be coming back on contract" where they get full retirement, make excellent salaries doing their old job part-time on contract, and thus lock up their job forever blocking anyone else from ever getting their position.Moo!
Gadjo: precisely as she threatens!Madame DeF: I know, you'd think that after a lifetime of poor pay and bad management they'd show a bit more commitment.Ms. Cow: if that were an option I'd be lying about my age like mad!
Mary ought to take a page out of Beryl's book. (Muttered darkly by Lavinia)
we count the minutes, Lavinia!
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