Last Saturday meslef and Liz were in Doncaster and we fancied a cup of coffee. Rather than do the usual and go to Costa, we saw some Victorian Tea Rooms and, as it was a nice sunny day and there were tables outside, we thought we would give it a go.
So we parked ourselves at a table and waited.
Now, people who have read some of my earlier blog posts and (more importantly) my spoofs will know that I am fairly good at waiting. I don't mean the table sort of waiting, you know, the sort that students and Italians do, but just waiting. Waiting around. Waiting for something to happen. Waiting for a new chapter to begin. Just waiting.
However, waiting at a table for a waiter to wait on you is no fun, but at least it was a nice day and eventually someone came. Well, she came to the door then disappeared again as she had forgotten the menu. Wouldn't have mattered really as we only wanted a coffee and a hot chocolate and not even I need a menu for that.
So we ordered and then waited again.
I could go on and on, but I won't. The funny thing was, there were about six waitresses working, that we could see, and the
Eventually we got up and went to Costa, where we got a seat outside and served straight away.
The name of the
I was going to cut the grass yesterday, but I couldn't be arsed, so we went to Kedleston Hall instead. We fancied a coffee there as well, but the only place to get one was in the restaurant and you had to 'wait to be seated'. The funny thing was, there was a sign just inside the door that said, "Please wait at the other end of the restaurant to be seated". Wasn't too sure whereabouts I should wait so I just buggered off.
Went to Croydon today, that was fun.............