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Sunday, March 12, 2006

Crying Over Spillt Latte

Now, people, if you were by any chance contemplating leaving your wallet lying on a table in a proper East End boozer for oh, about five hours, while you yourself are not on the premises - well, don't.

Strange as it may sound, but when you dispatch a workmate via a frantic phone call to run back and retrieve it, it will not be there anymore.

Swedish Girl: Being stupid, so you don't have to!

Do you know the worst thing about losing your wallet?

Having your credit cards in the hands of happy-slapping delinquents, did you say? Losing pictures of your first dog/first baby/favourite tractor/pet iguana?

Wrong, wrong, wrong. It is losing your Cafe Nero loyalty card when you are just one stamp away from a free latte.

That latte has been alluringly dangled in front of me and then cruelly snatched away. The happy-slapping delinquent is probably dipping into it right now, the wee monkey. Maybe he even got a free biscotti, what do I know?

9 Comments:

At 7:18 PM, Anonymous batus said...

Köp en nalle! det brukar muntra upp mig...

 
At 9:03 PM, Blogger Steve said...

You can get stolen money back from your bank, you can just take another picture of that tractor, but you may never get that free latte again.

I'm sipping a cup of brown grit and boiling water just now if it's any consolation :-)

 
At 1:06 AM, Blogger hen said...

I'll buy you a latte if it helps. Swings and roundabouts and all that.

 
At 4:26 AM, Blogger trueborn said...

boy that sucks.
I thought was worse to loose my cell phone, but the loss of a latte? Yeah you win. Especially if it's a good latte.

 
At 10:05 AM, Blogger Léonie said...

Latte it go, man. Yeah, sure, it was crappuccino, but you've got to be espressoly strong at this time. Don't let the happy-slappers make a mochary of you.

 
At 10:06 AM, Blogger Léonie said...

I'm just... so sorry.

 
At 4:12 AM, Blogger Mel said...

Man, that sucks. I lost my keys last Friday night. So frustrating. I got them back today though by a sheer stroke of luck. Maybe someone will mail you your wallet? Was your address in it? Hopefully your coffee card will be tucked safely inside.

 
At 7:49 PM, Blogger Swedish Girl said...

thanks for the sympathy!

brilliant, léonie... you sure got the funny.

 
At 9:05 AM, Blogger Rocío said...

don't worry guapa...the delinquent will order it, yes, but the waitress will spoil it in his/her jacket!

 

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