Miss Doodle's French Life - illustrated by her secretary, Andrea
Oh My what a shock. I heard a woman on the radio tell abt getting a man to come to her house to assess the value her antiques she wanted to sell. He spent 3 hours or more and then said several thousand dollars fee. Well I dont really remember how much the fee was but it was a lot. More than you would have in yr pocket. And this was a friend of a friend. When she said she couldnt pay that he said well okay I'll take ....an then he proceeded to box up her antiques to equal, to his mind, his fee!!! He was a perpecow (that is my secret code password today)
Miss Doodle, I am so sorry this happened to you and to your secretary. How awful an experience for you. Sometimes I think it is just ME they go for with things like this. Although it is easier for me here in this area, in some places I have lived just being a woman makes it difficult to get around this kind of discrimination.I am with Suki, this guy was also a socheons - which is my password for this comment :)Miss Doodle, I am just glad you are okay.
At the mercy of the repairman,,,you don't wanna hear my code password!Cute, cute drawing/story telling!
Oh dear.. So sorry about the trap. those people Pray on women. cute way of telling story. but sorry it had to happen.Is there any way of reporting them?
toujours beaucoup de soleil sur ton blog !!! j'aime tes dessins (je ne sais point dessiner et j'adorerais savoir) que ton week end soit doux !PS :a song for you at my home blog !!!
Oh it has been much too long since I've visited Ms. Doodle. My how busy she's been - and the adventures she has had (the Blue Toothed Dog - one of my favorites!!)
Suki, what a jerk, oh they are very talented in conning people, and you know, in this case nothing could be done cause Miss Doodle signed a paper just before the guy finished the work, so she cannot sue them (and anyway, she's not the kind of girl who "sues", to much of a hustle, and anger and time:)Perpecow:) LOL
Kim, so this guy is a Socheons:):)Thanks so much for telling me that this could happen not only to Miss Doodle:):)
Babs, wonder what your code-word is, lol
Cris, thanks so much for your words and sympathy for poor Miss Doodle, and no, there is no way of reporting them as they make you sign a sort of pre-invoice, Miss Doodle signed cause the guy already had been tearing the lamp out and was very speed and she had no time to really consider the amount of the invoice...
jean-philippe, merci beaucoup pour ton commentaires et ta visite, je viendrai écouter de suite!
Cathie Clevelandgirlie:) I knew you'd like the bluetoothed dogs, LOL, I image Gizmo bluetoothed!
Andrea I really like your Miss Doodle, I have only just cracked how to post comments, so i shall trawl through all you previous blogs and post another comment later! Artist Mike Miller
Hi Artist Mike:) how nice to read you here, congratulations for figuring everything out here in blogland and for posting your first comments! Take your time, Miss Doodle will not run away,loveAndrea
Well, we've all been in that trap before. Lesson learned.
run miss d run...(extryaps) oh no extra traps....runnnnnn
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