Hotel’s strict no-noise policy

The hotel has a strict no-noise after 11 p.m. policy. You know that, there are signs up all over the place. Many of our guests have children or are older people and they don’t appreciate being kept awake at nights by louts like you. I usually have a little speech ready.  It hardly ever changes. … Continue reading Hotel’s strict no-noise policy

Neighbourhood Watch Vigilantes

The houses in The Avenue were big, many were sedate Edwardian monstrosities with attics occupied by teenagers or au pairs. Limed oak or pastel-sponged kitchens extended into pretty conservatories, and garages had been converted into home offices or games rooms. Front gardens were well tended, with not an ugly spotted laurel or dull privet to … Continue reading Neighbourhood Watch Vigilantes