Monthly Archives: November 2012

Friday 30th November

It was going to be a long day today with the Bampton Community Evening and being expected to open until 8pm. Someone came into post a parcel and wanted a ‘Proof of Posting’. As I put on the post label … Continue reading

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Thursday 29th November

We had a very serious problem early this morning when a customer tried to write a birthday card.  The shop pen on the chain ran out of ink. I told the customer it was a Post office custom that the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 28th November

A few things have been left behind in the shop this week so far. A walking stick, a set of car keys (the owner must have been carrying a spare one I guess) and this aged address book. The address … Continue reading

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Tuesday 27th November

An early customer summed up the reason why Post offices are struggling to survive. She asked for a redirection form and took it to the writing shelf to complete it. After a few minutes she picked up her papers and … Continue reading

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Monday 26th November

Bampton was still suffering from the rainy weekend as traffic could not get out along the Tiverton Road. The service buses and the School bus all set off for Tiverton but then were confronted by a lake in the road … Continue reading

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Sunday 25th November

After a late night we were awoken about 9 o’clock by the sound of a ladder being put against our wall next to our bedroom window. I thought Christ (well, it was Sunday) the flooding must have returned with a … Continue reading

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Saturday 24th November

A bit of a late blog today as we have been on flood alert all day. We had been warned about another deluge on top of the couple we have already had this week. It was a quite a steady … Continue reading

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