Friday 2nd November

First for Rupert….

 

The chap that head –butted the policeman at Bampton Fair got off with a caution http://www.thisisdevon.co.uk/PC-headbutted/story-17198318-detail/story.html

 

In the post this morning we got a supply of Pudsey paw-print tattoos that we are selling for 50p for BBC Children In need.

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Just before lunch a regular daily customer who has a business came in to hand over his post.

 

He gave me the post and wished me a good weekend.

 

He returned about 4 o’clock with some more post and said “I thought it was Saturday when I came in earlier”.

 

It’s not the first time he has done this!

 

We had a delivery of a great big box of chocolates today.

 

My other half opened up the big (cardboard) box to merchandise the products (stick a price on it!).

 

There were all sorts of nice Christmas chocolates, Christmas trees on sticks and snowflakes, but the star was the chocolate house.

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Unfortunately of the 6 house ordered only one had arrived in pristine condition.

 

Therefore we can only put one on sale and thanks to James Chocolates the broken homes have to be eaten – we may share with customers!

 

There was an incident in the Fruit & Veg at lunchtime as a customer had a funny turn.

 

One of the Bampton First Responders arrived, then a paramedic and finally the ambulance to take the lady away to Exeter hospital for tests etc. Hope she is okay.

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Within minutes of the ambulance car arriving, my other half called me on the phone in distress.

 

She had fallen down the stairs so for the second time this week I had to lock up the shop to go and scrape her off the floor.

 

Luckily I didn’t need to go outside to call on the medical staff but I think it will be 50 shades of black and blue in the bedroom tonight.

 

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