On 22/02/18 17:08, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
> In message <***@4ax.com>, Vicky
> <***@gmail.com> writes:
>> On Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:43:25 +0000, Vicky <***@gmail.com>
>>> On Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:49:57 +0000, LFS <***@gmail.com>
>>>> Very quiet around here. Probably quiet at Home Farm too, doubt whether
>>>> Jennifer is speaking to Brian.
>>> And it might be quiet at Grange Farm soon. Will Clarrie get fed up
>>> with Susan ?
> I think, like most of us, Clarrie has probably _been_ fed up with Susan
> for some years - but is pragmatic, as she (they?) need)s( the money, so
> makes the best of it. And is a nice person anyway. But even she has come
> _close_ to giving Susan a piece of her mind on several occasions
> recently, I'd say.
>> Might Helen and Tom be feeling fed up with Susan now too? They perhaps
>> gave her the manager title and raise out of sympathy because she said
>> she was worried about Neil being able to cope with his work much
>> longer. Might they feel it was under false pretences? I do.
> I'd think _anything_ Susan says is under false pretences. Come to think
> of it, in the same way as Rob: I wouldn't trust a single thing she said.
> Though for slightly different reasons: for him, it was because he was
> Machiavellian, for her it's because she's just incapable of doing/saying
> other than what matches her strange view of the world.
>> Mind you, someone, somewhere, said they had to raise her salary a
>> little anyway because of the minimum wage law. In which case did they
>> raise Clarrie's too? I hope as Helen was swanning off they make
>> Clarrie manager in the dairy, over Susan, with the raise.
> (-: That would be nice - as long as Clarrie wasn't then punished for
> Susan not doing what she's told.
I notice that Clarrie said she was owed some time off in lieu; I wonder
if she was able to take it as wages, I would have that you would prefer