Thrilled that Tutu is being carried around on concessions trays (I am an ex-Royal Opera House usherette after all) at the Winter Gardens Margate, the Hippodrome Leicester Square and the Royal Albert Hall. And I love seeing it in my local shop. Local Author with Rave Reviews in Non-Local Press
Cynthia has retired from the shop...
First time ever shopping at Cynthia’s I had looked for a basket, not found one, begun taking items off the shelves. Excusing herself from a customer, Cynthia had politely but firmly relieved me of the items, and replaced them. ‘We’re not self-service here like the Co-Op or Sid's Electricals. Oh, and Wood’s garage is only self-service just now due to a bereavement.’
Then when it was my turn, she had asked me what I would like. ‘Jam, first, would it be? Thank you very much.’ Tweaking the fringe of her page-boy bob, then the middle button on her tabard and lastly the knees of her stockings. ‘And would that be apricot, blackberry, blackcurrant, damson, gooseberry, quince, raspberry or strawberry?’
‘Thank you very much. And would that be Robinsons, Tiptree or home made? Home made, would it? Thank you very much.’ The three tweaks again. ‘And would that be home made by Mrs Aaron, Mrs. Abbot, Mrs. Ackhurst, Mrs. Addenham, Mr…hm!...Agate, Mrs. Ahern, Mrs. Allan, Mrs…’
I decided against buying Pic-N-Mix.
But please decide to review Tutu on Amazon! I'm off to showcase my book show talk at the Women's Institute tomorrow...