Millie and I are at the 1929 London sales. Millie suggested that we take Cyril with us as he’s just getting used to his new mobility scooter and she thought a trip on flat ground might be of benefit for him to practise manoeuvring. I thought it a bad idea but he came anyway.
As it turns out, things went pretty smoothly and we got most of our shopping done in one department store. However, just as we were heading for the exit, Millie decided she needed a new ribbon for her fur. Passing through the dining department Cyril inadvertently caught a tablecloth in one of his rear wheels and managed to send an entire display of fine crystal goblets crashing to the floor.
The manager was called to reprimand us, but before he could open his mouth, Millie began protesting loudly about ‘dangerous displays in the middle of aisles to maximise profits, and access for all’. Mr Selfridge however, was more interested in Cyril’s transportation device and on waiving any responsibility on Cyril’s part, treated us all to tea, sandwiches and raspberry sorbet in the rather luxurious Palm Court restaurant.
Seems taking Cyril wasn’t such a bad idea after all!
Sorry about the postcard, couldn’t find one of London town!
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