CALLING A SPADE A SHOVEL
Fancy finding a huge Garden Centre like Dobies outside Perth sells spades, pink, purple bog standard steel but not Shovels. Would not happen in the Borders you can be sure. Perthshire too posh for shovels. Leaving the store clutching a spade we had to run the guantlet of a well dressed geezer rattling a collection tin mostly ignored by the exiting gardeners. What was the collection for? I peered at the Tin as I cautiously approached and it was thrust aggressively at the people in front of us.
The Logo was familiar
Bank of Scotland A lost cause worth supporting
Bank of Scotland?
Bank of Scotland!
Pension top up perhaps? In case the former Chairman has to return half of his?
I started to brush past indignantly But my account is with the Bank of Scotland. Nice bank actually. Might be for the Duns' manager retirement pension.
I dropped in a pound coin
I then had another look at the tin. Bank of Scotland logo certainly but charity was
for disabled children. Mistake anyone can make
With my eyesight.
I did not put in another coin. Saving that for a
Labels: Bank of Scotland, Shovels