Back in August 2014, Matt Jarvis went shopping with three generations of female members of his family (which is a brave thing to do by any standards). However, when the ladies decided to pay a visit to Claire’s, he wisely decided to stay out of the way…. which ended up being much more interesting!
This very long exchange with costume jewellery retailer Pandora was submitted by Stephen Crowley. The Pandora Saga is an epic tale, featuring wizards, elves, orcs, a turkey… and a baboon’s bottom.
You might want to put the kettle on before you read it…
This exchange with electrical retailer Comet dates back to 2010 when Mike Dean experienced some difficulty with his Sony Vaio laptop computer. Rather inconveniently, the keys on his keyboard were prone to falling off – which made it rather difficult to write a letter of complaint!
I do my best to eat a healthy balanced diet. Most of the time. Occasionally, I don’t so much fall off the wagon as swallow dive off it.
This letter was sent to me by novelist, Phil Williams. It is addressed to Sainsburys and it concerns a rather disgusting episode involving a bottle of chocolate milk.
This letter was actually written by a grumpy septuagenarian who spends most of his time on cruise ships these days and who obviously believes that McDonalds should be catering to the more mature end of the market. He also happens to be my father!
“Now Ken is a name you can trust. Mr Dependable. Mr Right. You know where you are with a Ken? Not this one. He was a twat”
DCR is endebted to Mrs M.W. of Derby who has sent in a letter penned by her husband to the German discount supermarket chain LIDL back in 2009. Alas, they haven’t replied just yet.
“The top secret information held at the corporate offices is of course the GAP copy of the world atlas. After all, there are just over 307 million Americans and only 126 of them have been abroad (mainly to Stratford upon Avon)”.
“Usually, Spaghetti Bolognese has some spaghetti in it. Potato Lyonnaise more often than not contains some potato. There are exceptions of course – Shepherds Pie and Toad in the Hole spring to mind – but for the most part, the name of these prepared foods is generally a very good guide as to the principal ingredient”