Mahurangi Matters, 14 March 2018 – Off the Record

Mixed messages

Valentine’s Day is a busy day for florists so who can blame them if they use a bit of shorthand on some of the message cards. However, one florist was mortified to learn that her young apprentice had sent out a bouquet of the flowers last month with the message: “Thinking of you & happy VD.”

Sleep walking

Walking in to a public meeting in Warkworth recently, a local businessman was directed to some empty seats at the front of the hall. “No thanks, it’s much easier to sleep at the back!”