A SERIES OF THOUGHTS AND MUSINGS FROM CASTLE ROCKIANS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS.
IN ANSWER TO YOUR QUESTIONS…
As we head into another week of the surreal experience we seem to be finding ourselves in, I have been reflecting over what is important to me in my life , what I miss and what I am looking forward to doing most as soon as this bizarre set of circumstances is over.
I am not surprised to discover I miss my staff and customers, the Swan is a very different old girl without her usual eclectic mix of personalities inhabiting its rooms. I soon got bored of playing Hide and Seek with no staff and customers to hide from, although I have discovered hidden corners of this building I didn’t know existed.
I am however fortunate that we live in a modern society and I can keep in regular contact electronically with a lot of the customers. This is really cheering me (and hopefully them) up.
QUESTIONS I AM ASKED MOST OFTEN, ANSWERED:
HOW ARE YOU DOING?
I am fine. Bored and need motivation to get on with some DIY, but otherwise healthy.
HOW ARE EDITH AS THE REST OF THE STAFF ?
They are all grand, Edith has been building bikes – a new skill to add to her CV.
ARE YOU STILL BEING PAID?
Yes don’t worry we are and all of the staff have been furloughed now so, like it or lump it, we will all be back.
WHAT PLANS HAVE YOU GOT MOVING FORWARDS?
I have a million as usual! I am speaking regularly to entertainers of all sorts and as soon as I can get dates booked in we are going to have an amazing social calendar. Although Edith doesn’t think we need a snow machine or a bucking Broncho, I usually get my own way in the end. I think we both agree another drag night is on the cards.
HOW ARE ….. AND …… ?
I won’t give out any customer info unless they give me permission to. Suffice to say that everyone I have spoken to is well and missing each other desperately.
Hopefully this will be over and we will all be back together soon ….. and playing with my snow machine.
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