Lord of the Bargains

The Ringwraiths from The Lord of the Rings
The Ringwraiths from The Lord of the Rings knew where to find a bargain.

Last month, as many readers will know, our holiday house in Cellardyke was trashed by paying guests from Poland. Amidst the damage, burned carpets, kicked-in doors and general disarray we quickly discovered that they’d taken (or lost) our VHS copy of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. They didn’t take the box, just the cassette.

I’ve just bought a replacement copy from Amazon UK. For only 25p plus P&P (£3.00 in total.) Bargain!

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Gareth Saunders

I’m Gareth J M Saunders, 47 years old, 6′ 4″, father of 3 boys (including twins). Scrum master at Vision Ltd, Dundee. Latterly, web architect and agile project manager at the University of St Andrews and former warden at Agnes Blackadder Hall. Enneagram type FOUR and introvert, I am a non-stipendiary priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, I sing with the NYCGB alumni choir, play guitar, write, draw and laugh… a lot.

4 thoughts on “Lord of the Bargains”

  1. I know, which is a real shame. I worked alongside a Polish man called Ernie at Claridges Mill, Selkirk for a few years. A lovelier man you couldn’t hope to meet. His warm greeting always made me smile, with a broad grin and open arms he would call out “Helloooo Garrresss, how ARE you?”

    He still attends my home church, St John the Evangelist.

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