Post 1643. Wednesday April 4
My Friend Rosey has been a feature of my blog since I set it up twelve years ago. To read all about her in 200 or so words, click HERE
I was in an Italian restaurant with Rosey the other evening.
“Scusami calamari” she called out. I pointed out she’d just tried to attract the attention of a squid!
It’s ‘scusami cameriere‘ I said. Her second attempt was more successful, and Adriano the waiter came to our table with some menus.
“Una birra per favore” I said. Rosey requested a Limoncello.
“With ice Signora?” he asked.
“Yessa pleasa” said Rosey, “but fresh ice, none of that frozen stuff”. She thought her quip was quite funny, but Adriano gave us a dismissive look as if to say ‘I makka d’ joka round ‘ere’.
She’s always more interested in others’ conversations than ours and she overheard something mildly scandalous under discussion at the next table. Rosey, who had a fork of sauce-laden spaghetti en-route to her open mouth, suddenly froze. The spaghetti, however, decided not to take part in her game of statues and slid from the fork and down the front of her once white blouse.
I had gelato to follow and she had tiramisu, most of which made it to her mouth. We’re going for a Chinese next week. Wish me luck!
Tomorrow E is for Employment
On this day last year, I told you all about Amble Bay’s pub landlord, Dapper Dan. To revisit click HERE