Can you shout that a bit louder, please?
Hello again and welcome to an amusing little scenario that happened to me yesterday.
Picture this example of what should have been the filming of some reality TV...
SCENE: Interior, waiting area stretching across what amounts to a long, wide corridor - large radiology department of even larger British hospital...about 40 people sitting around waiting, some anxious, some thrilled (well, the pregnant women waiting for ultrasounds, anyway) others chatting, reading, staring out of window.
NURSE: (AT FAR END OF SPACE, SHOUTING ACROSS ALL OTHER PATIENTS WAITING) Suzan St Maur please!
SUZE: (AT OTHER END OF SPACE, SHOUTING BACK) Won't be a moment, just going to the Ladies' Room quickly!
NURSE: (STILL SHOUTING) No, we're doing your kidneys, you must have a full bladder!
I wee into a bag!
SOUND EFFECTS: Total silence, followed by noise of 40-odd lower jaws hitting the floor.
Happy ending. (And my kidneys are OK for now.)
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