Sunday, April 22, 2018

Q is for Quaint

Quaint is a funny old word. Not many people use it these days. It means “attractively old-fashioned or unusual”.

Perhaps how you might describe Miss Marple, Jessica Fletcher, a Tudor cottage or a gentleman in a bowler hat.

I never really thought of myself as quaint before but in my present role I have come to see that as I do have some rather old fashioned values which include:

Turning up to my job on time.

Carrying out my job to the best of my ability.

Trying to perform tasks in a timely and expeditious manner.

(Obviously, none of these rules apply to housework. Ho hum.)

I think I shall now buy myself a twin set and pearls and move to small rural villaage and investigate the untimely disapperance of the Church flowers.



2 comments:

  1. Only to find yourself in an affair with the Vicar which entails eating enormous servings of vanilla ice cream in the Baptismal pit to the point that neither of you notice the church flower thief in action. But the thief notices you. Ah ha.

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  2. Sorry but I can't picture you in a twinset and pearls lol

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