Tuesday, January 15, 2008

..In My Absence.

My friends and I have a long standing joke that news happens when I go on my holidays. This 'curse of hendo' manifests itself in lots of ways, ie when Princess Di met her end Yours Truly was in Nashville, etc etc.

But this joke turned a bit sour this afternoon. I've been away for three days and returned to hear of the stabbing to death of a local shopkeeper, and a major police alert following the discharge of six bullets into the air outside my local convenience store.

Frightening, and very sobering. Ms T heard the shots from the second incident while sat watching the telly.

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