Wednesday, 12 May 2010

A New Dawn

Milkmaid's Family
Le Nain Brothers


There is no milk.

MrM and MrsM agree that this is the result of the disastrous mismanagement of the previous administration. Substantive negotiations are undertaken with the ultimate objective of a fundamental realignment of domestic politics.

MrM and MrsM accept that the difficult environment mean that little resentments must be put aside for the greater good.

MrM and MrsM accept collective responsibility and a genuine progressive coalition is formed to much acclamation.

MrsM switches on the kettle and MrM goes to the garage in his new role as Deputy Prime Minister.

15 comments:

  1. Our Deputy PM just arrived home with take-away after he was involved in a scandalous incident involving carefully diced vegetables, the floor and a very loud curse word.

    More careful resource management is recommended for both of our deputies...

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  2. Glad that you are in control of the situation now, but do watch out, those Deputy PM's need careful management.

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  3. We have far too much milk. We are stockpiling it in anticipation of a period of growth.

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  4. I thought that DPM stood for Delegated Purchaser of Milk - important role as I have choices to make on whether to buy single pint (for MrsM to take to work), two pint intermediate size, or four pinter. I am afraid that the six pack is currently beyond me and must remain an aspiration.

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  5. We, here in Tuvalu, hope his journey is not too arduous.

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  6. and who said politics is detached from everyday life....

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  7. Please pass along. MrM, it appears you are highly trusted. Important decisions were completely left up to your discretion. I will warn you, when a four pinter (I presume this is what is to me a half gallon) is purchased for 2 adults it can unknowingly go sour because it takes so long to use. Unknowingly pouring sour milk in and on anything could cause a breakdown of all communications. I advise the two pinter. The downside is, a two pinter, or to me a quart, greets me every morning with the same message: "Your children are grown and on their own". Some days it hits harder than others.

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  8. it's just as well you run your house with modern politics, in days gone by I'm sure a lesser scandal than no milk would have resulted in a staff beheading...

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  9. Well done- you're weaving creative humour. This is good! I'm not quite there yet!

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  10. It's good he knows his place!

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  11. At least you coalized instead of yelling at eachother. Because you didn't yell, right? Not you.

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  12. Glad to see MrM has achieved his full potential - this has to be promotion from the pinny

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  13. Oh this made me laugh..

    we have a dear friend in London who is outrageously cynical. When J texted her about the hung parliament late last week she texted back, very gloomily..

    "Who cares- we are all doomed!"

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  14. Ah, but did he go off from the rose garden in a mock huff?

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