Saturday, 22 August 2009

Mushrooms and Insurance

This morning we had to get up early to be ready for a man from Admiral insurance who came round to take a statement about a car accident we saw a few weeks ago. It was not a serious accident but was quite disturbing nonetheless. It involved a car in front of me in collision with a boy (of about 15) on a small motorbike. The boy was hurt but did not speak or respond to offers of help, and was just intent on getting away from the scene. He had no helmet or licence plate. I was almost relieved he went off so quickly, as I didn't have to practice my first aid skills on him! We found out today that he did in fact go to casualty, and the police caught up with him there. He had hurt his jaw. It was nice to know he was ok-the accident was weeks ago. Anyway, we had to give a statement each and they both took an hour. The insurance man, also an Andy, was very pleasant and efficient. It involved five A4 sides of handwriting for each statement. I remembered things quite clearly I thought but things such as distances and speeds can only be a best guess. I cannot imagine how people in serious accidents remember anything.
We had no breakfast before he arrived so two hours later were rather hungry, and I couldn't wait to make a lovely mushroom omelette with these little beauties. But I forgot to put them in-well-to cook them first, and was too hungry to start again, so they are still there. The omelette was still tasty-I used up some old cheese (sounds delightful eh? I bet you are sorry you missed it!)
I am currently torturing Andy by watching Sweeney Todd-cheap in the supermarket today. He hates musicals and this promises to be just the kind he particularly hates-where they make up songs seemingly as they go along-just like I do when I am doing the housework (minus the orchestra) I personally love that sort of thing! I was kind and turned it off as it was time to eat!

7 comments:

jaz said...

Mmmmmmm....mushrooms. i like anything mushroom!!!

Sonia ;) said...

Sarah...
I am glad the young man was ok..Oh I love mushrooms also. The picture of them was tantalizing...I was in a car accident 6 years ago. And yes everything happens so fast when your in it. Have a great Saturday.

xoxox Sonia ;)

Richie's 2ts Inspires said...

Hubby drolls when he saw your finds. He love picking them but hate eating them. Both me & daughter loves them.

Hope you had a palatable tucker after.

Enjoy your night & Sunday ahead.
/R

Jacqui said...

Good to hear the lad was ok. Hope you are too - not a nice experience. the mushrooms look amazing!

frayedattheedge said...

Super photos of the mushrooms! I have a little song that I sing when I'm cleaning the bathroom .... I like scrubbing, I like scrubbing, I like scrubbing and I like to scrub
or there is also (think Frank Sinatra) scrub-a-dub-a-dub-a-scrub-a-dub-dub

Candace said...

I love mushrooms and these photos are just wonderful! So glad the boy was all right... it could have been worse for everyone involved!

Sweeney Todd... Johnny Depp. Mmmm...
Take care, Sarah!
Candace in Athens.

Liz said...

So sorry you witnessed that accident. I'm glad the guy was ok. I'm not crazy about mushrooms but I am sure your omelete was good! My husband doesn't like musicals either.