Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Swings and roundabouts

Remember a few posts back when I told you about that guy who kept asking my name and then called me Mark, well it's happened again... with someone else.

A card arrived at the pub the other day from a girl thanking us for letting her have her birthday bbq in the garden. "Ahh, that's nice", I thought. Seems she'd had great time and wanted to show her appreciation. She particularly wanted to thank Mark for his help and for getting the bbq lit. Dammit! That was me! Who is this Mark guy, and why is he stealing my credit. Well I can't get too mad, the thought was there.

On a more delicious note, Jing Jing the oriental food store has opened up on Cowley Road! I eat loads of noodles and dumplings, some might say too much - but I don't think that's possible, so I couldn't believe my luck when I found out it was opening. No more lengthy trips to town or Headington for my fix, it's only 2 minutes from my house. I wonder if I could manage to do all my shopping there? I'll certainly be doing a lot. I keep thinking of this quote from Newsradio's Bill McNeal: (adopt pirate accent). "Aaarrr, the black ship Matthew, fat with treasures from the Far East!" Fat indeed.

Well, all this talk of noodles and dumplings is making me hungry for noodles and dumplings. I think I might go eat some.

P.s I haven't quite figured out how to make links yet, so if you don't know who Bill McNeal is I demand that you watch some clips of him on Youtube right now. I mean it, do it now.