Two out of three

They say that bad luck comes in threes.

(1) This morning I stumbled out of bed and cracked the little toe on my left foot against the foot of the bed. Man, that hurts! I may have pulled the nail off … there was certainly a lot of blood. I don’t fancy looking at it just now. I’ll continue to hobble around.

(2) Jane managed to get last minute tickets for the Scotland v Italy rugby match at Murrayfield … for free! I said that I’d give her a lift into Murrayfield where she was meeting our brother-in-law, Paul. My car wouldn’t start. Jane caught the bus. I phoned my garage — could I phone back on Monday and book then, please? I phoned the RAC — they arrived in 30 minutes and told me that my battery was old and crap and dead. I’d need a new one.

(3) … I’m waiting.

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 49 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Enneagram type FOUR and introvert (INFP), I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, play mahjong, write, draw and laugh… Scrum master. Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and former warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall.

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