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‘Trolley Trance’ II

Posted by Big John on January 17, 2007

Remember how a couple of weeks ago I reported how my local supermarket had been taken over by ‘zombies’ ?

Well today I was ambushed by one in the fruit and vegetable section, when I left my half full trolley (cart) in a quiet corner to avoid the usual gridlock, and went off to select my ‘five a day’, only to discover on my return that it was missing.

I looked up and down the aisles until I spied a shuffling creature with drooping eyelids slowly hiding my shopping under her selection of items in a trolley which had my large frozen food storage bag hanging from the handle.

OK, so anyone can make a mistake, as all loaded trollies tend to look alike, but how can you fail to notice as you walk along, that a bloody great bright green object … 

…        is banging against your knees ?

4 Responses to “‘Trolley Trance’ II”

  1. Ginnie said

    You left out the best part, John. How did you handle the situation???

  2. Maria said

    Thanks John, I just read your comment to me on Trolley Trance I. Can’t stop laughing about being pardoned for being Californian and well, a group of guys wearing blue bandanas surrounding my car. . . were they good looking? Now that might make my old blood begin flowing with new young energy.

    It is the middle of the night and I can’t sleep so I am catching up on blogs. I find I am much more silly and free thinking after midnight.

  3. Big John said

    Ginnie – I held two bread sticks in front of my face in the form of a crucifix and politely asked the woman concerned if I could have my trolley back or would she prefer to give it to me after she had gone through the checkout ? It’s the first time I have seen the face of a zombie turn red. :-)

    Maria – I don’t remember too much about those ‘gang bangers’ except that they used the word ‘mother’ a lot. ;-)

  4. Terri said

    Betcha anything she was hoping you’d never discover her and she’d be the proud new owner of that freezer bag.
    LOVED your comment about my “royal” entry. So thanks.

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