Tag Archives: Starbucks

Goodbye Chelsey

Chelsey (one of my favourite baristas at Starbucks) is moving on. Her last day is next Sunday. I saw her this morning and had to say goodbye, explaining I’d not be in tomorrow or Sunday. It’s a bit sad because … Continue reading

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Coffee and madness

There’s a new mad woman at Starbucks. I was waiting for her to finish in the toilet this morning. I waited for 15 minutes until, finally, Sue (the manager) knocked on the door asking if she was alright. Apparently, she … Continue reading

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Moving doors

I had to go to the house today. It was to tell Paul and Clive about the laundry door being in the wrong place. Dave the Builder told me (via email because he’s on holiday in Turkey) they could easily … Continue reading

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Not a muffin basket

On Wisteria Lane, whenever someone new moves in, Bree shows up laden with various goodies. This is her way of welcoming any newcomers into the neighbourhood. She is always bright and cheery, making the newcomers feel comfortable straight away. Of … Continue reading

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Tourist shopping online

This morning, I was sitting in Starbucks, typing up yesterday’s blog post, when Silvi (one of the baristas) stopped at my table and admired my hat. “I really like your hat,” She said “Thank you,” I replied. “I’d like one … Continue reading

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Cucumber? Really?

Here’s the latest from the China Daily: I’m surprised about the banks. They seem to have enough people for all the other tiny little bits of bureaucracy. I’m sure they could spare a few thousand people to count some tiny … Continue reading

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Mr Dillon! Mr Dillon!

So, I went to the doctor this morning. I actually managed to see my actual doctor who wasn’t as concerned as the one I saw on Friday. Mind you, my knee doesn’t look anywhere near as insane as it did … Continue reading

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Hong Kong to Sydney

The worst part of the trip was the transfer at Hong Kong. Rather than a simple walk from one plane to another, there was a very long, snaking queue that shuffled forwards like bunch of reluctant monks at an auto-de-fe. … Continue reading

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World in white

During Friday afternoon and in the early hours of this morning, we had a good dump of snow. Our street looked beautiful and white with very few tyre tracks to spoil the view. Our neighbours, the Crazies, had to have … Continue reading

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Slow hair day

I had a lovely phone call with Mum and Dad, this morning although it was a bit later than usual due to a much needed visit to Gordon at Flamingos. Gordon is my hairdresser. He has the knack for getting … Continue reading

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