IJMC - Mary Poppins?
Well, why not. Granted, it's been absolutely ages since I've seen the
movie, and even longer since I've seen the whole thing through...but that
doesn't mean we can't tell a little story about the madam, right? -dave
Mary Poppins was travelling home but due to worsening weather, she
decided to stop at a hotel for the night. She approached the
receptionist and asked for a room for the night. "Certainly madam",
he replied courteously.
"Is the restaurant open still?" enquired Mary. "Sorry, no", came the
reply, "but room service is available all night. Would you care to
select something from this menu?" Mary smiled and took the menu and
"Hmm, I would like hmmm cauliflower cheese please", said Mary.
"Certainly madam", he replied. "And can I have breakfast in bed?"
asked Mary politely. The receptionist nodded and smiled. "In that
case, I would love a couple of eggs please...poached", Mary mused.
After confirming the order, Mary signed in and went up to her room
for the night. The night passed uneventfully and next morning Mary
came down early to check out. The same guy was still on the desk.
"Morning madam..sleep well?" "Yes thank you", Mary replied.
"Food to your liking?" "Well, I have to say the cauliflower cheese
was exceptional, I don't think I have had better. Shame about the
eggs though, they really weren't that nice at all", Mary replied
"Oh..well perhaps you could care to contribute these thoughts to
our Guest Comments Book. We are always looking to improve our
service and would value your opinion", said the receptionist. "Okay,
I will, thanks!" replied Mary.
She then checked out, paused a while, then scribbled a comment into
the book. Waving, she left to continue her journey. Curious, the
receptionist picked up the book to see the comment Mary had
written. On the page was written: