It was meant to be a routine shop.
Step 1 Order a copy of David Cameron’s book. I wanted to understand how the country got into this situation
2 Get milk and other essentials.
3 Noticed that the store was down to last jar of Mango Chutney
4 Recalled article in Telegraph about possible shortages of toilet paper.
Saw last pack on the shelves and so decide to buy
5 Saw other articles about shortages https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/09/06/what-no-deal-brexit-mean/
6 Decided to look up Goverment article on Operation Yellow Hammer
7 Luckily we had been on a recent visit to brewery. This was so that we knew how things should be done. After reading the briefings kept recalling old saying about
” P**s up in a Brewery”
8 Whilst paying for groceries I was given voucher for vegetable cookbook to use for items grown in an allotment. Not sure why, but phrase ” digging for victory” came to mind
Strong images of Corporal Jones in Dads Army saying ” Dont Panic”
9 Go home and pour a stiff Gin – no lemons and on last bottle of tonic
10 Find box set of Dad’s Army and glory in the ways things used to be-
Is progress moving forward or going round and round?
Also found a link to the song Keep Smiling through performed by The Co-operative Funeralcare Band NorthWest.
I hope this lights up your day and Don’t Panic.