In Hunt for mighty Western Union

Mr Him is a man of taste.  He likes to buy his silk shirts from a little shop in Tenerife that he discovered last year  of value for money.  Last year he found a shop that did good quality mens shirts in silk and cotton for a reasonable price.  Having worn them over the last year he decided to buy another and one for his son.  We presented our card and it refused to work.  We went to a cashpoint  and again it didn't work,  we went to the supermarket where we'd been shopping over the last few days,  and the card refused to work.  I rang cash passport and to enable Mr Him's silk shirt spree they sent funds to Western Union for us.  (A new card is being couriered ).

We had to find Western Union. Mr Him's navigation skills came to the fore and I suppressed them immediately and asked receception.

I got us on a bus,  I had us walking, do you spot a pattern here, I got us into a taxi and there was the Corrier,  the post office.  Our emergency Mr Him silk shirt funds plus enough for a few days was handed to us.

Then we found a gin bar, and I found a 47% proof gin poured as a double.  Mr Him found us a bus back.

Over on the flip side I'm doing some vacation clothes type stuff for those interested.  Go to my Mutton_Style blog.

16 comments:

  1. Glad that you could get some money. Hope that card arrives quickly.

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    1. I hope so too. It didn't look too promising this morning when the email confirmation said my name followed by just the town we're in as the delivery address. I don't think I'm that famous.

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  2. Are you finding any time at all between adventures to just take it easy by a pool?! Gin optional

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    1. Yesterday was meant to be a pool day until it went awry. Tomorrow we'll try again. Today we went to Siam Park, uneventfully.

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    2. Yesterday was meant to be a pool day until it went awry. Tomorrow we'll try again. Today we went to Siam Park, uneventfully.

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  3. stressful when credit cards don't work, especially when you need the money right away.

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    1. Especially when cashiers look at you as if you are a criminal.

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  4. Hmm glad it will all work out, the double Gin should make things good again.

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  5. Crikey .... forget the shirts ..... just have a few more of those double gins. They look GOOD!!

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  6. You're having better luck than us... we spent time on 3 phone calls and numerous e-mails trying to get our Capital One card to honor a transaction last night. It never did go through and we didn't even have some gin to compensate for the aggravation....

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    1. Gin must in future go hand in hand with technology.

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  7. May the rest of your vacation be trouble free!

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  8. It won't be trouble free, because Mr Him (moi) is here...!! B-)

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