Mary Poppins was travelling home, but due to worsening weather,
she decided to stop at a hotel for the night. She approached the receptionist
and asked for a room for the night.
"Certainly madam", he replied courteously.
"Is the restaurant open still?" inquired Mary.
"Sorry, no," came the reply, "but room service is available all night.
Would you care to select something from this menu?"
Mary smiled and took the menu and perused it.
"Hmm, I would like cauliflower cheese please," said Mary.
"Certainly madam," he replied.
"And can I have breakfast in bed?" asked Mary politely.
The receptionist nodded and smiled.
"In that case, I would love a couple of poached eggs please,"
Mary mused. After confirming the order, Mary signed in and
went up to her room for the night. The night
passed uneventfully and next morning Mary came down
early to check out. The same guy was still on the desk.
"Morning madam...sleep well?"
"Yes, thank you," Mary replied.
"Food to your liking?"
"Well, I have to say the cauliflower cheese was exceptional,
I don't think I have had better. Shame about the eggs though....
they really weren't that nice at all," replied Mary truthfully.
"Oh...well, perhaps you could contribute these thoughts to
our Guest Comments Book. We are always looking
to improve our service and would value your opinion,"
said the receptionist.
"Ok I will...thanks!" replied Mary....who then checked
out, paused awhile, then scribbled a comment into the book.
Waving, she left to continue her journey. Curious, the
receptionist picked up the book to see the comment Mary had written.