I think its time for another of the non-football stories, and this one has no point or purpose, but then those are the best ones aren’t they?
Many years ago someone I know decided to have an extension to his house built. Planning permission was sought, and obtained quickly, and soon enough the builders arrived. The upheaval was minimal, and the extension was quickly completed. There was however one major problem, they left the two new rooms unplastered.
With the house being in Oxford, the owner had contacts with the university and a local plasterer was quickly found. The homeowner asked for a quote and was rather surprised when he was quoted, “£XXXX and a bottle of Scotch!” Continue reading