>> Sunday, January 13, 2013
No, I'm not just talking about my patience. Although it has taken some serious stretching just recently. Six teenagers not responding to messages and not being very assertive is six times as annoying as the one I have permanently slothing on my couch.
Shall I tell you about the lady one night who let us pack 2 trolleys worth of shopping and take it to her car for her and didn't even let us keep the £1 from the trolleys - nope not a bean.
Or the charming man in Waitrose with only 2 bottles of champagne and a packet of smoked salmon that gave me a £5 note and an invite to spend Christmas with him. Still got it, see! Still got it!!!!
It will all add up in the end, but it is such hard work and a constant drain on my time.
But as I was telling the manager at Waitrose what we had raised in her store, I needed to also explain to her why the opportunity to do this sort of thing is worth so much more than money: