taking the advice of former colleagues




When I left work back in December a number of colleagues were incredibly helpful and generous with their advice – in particular, advice about where my wife and I might buy stale bread at a reduced prices, how we might keep warm and places where we could get endless cups of coffee for the price of one cup – our daughter was also generous with advice and pointed us towards John Lewis – where a coffee and cake is provided each month for those who have registered online.  As we both quite like the John Lewis store this was hardly a chore and yesterday we sampled the ‘free’ delights.

I also got time to engage in conversation with a splendid yellow man (although he was pretty unresponsive and I also met a charming glove puppet!