Monthly Archives: September 2017

At the Oasis

Image result for black and white scarf arabQuite surprised by an incident on the street on friday.
I saw a man in ‘camo’ gear sitting astride a bicycle watching me walk toward him.
As I drew level with him he asked by ‘where did you buy that arab scarf thing?’
I ignored him and kept walking – deciding that to answer (quite truthfully) that I had bought it at the Oasis was not a good move.
He passed me three times on his bike before cycling away.
The item in question is a soft cotton scarf square which I did indeed buy at the Oasis some fifteen years ago…
Except that the Oasis in question was the ‘hippy’ market in Birmingham!
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Displacement Therapy

House moving looms and we find that BT are unable to supply a telephone line until 14 days after the current house owner has moved out, and can’t supply us with a telephone number until then. Our internet provider cannot supply us with a connection until we have our new number – and there is a ten day wait. Well that was the first rendering. My other half spending half a day on the phone has resulted in shortening those time scales a little, with luck, but only time will tell by how much. Continue reading