Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Fishy, phobias and I must get revenge


Simon and I have been covering the office in tinsel. Rob has been covering himself in mistletoe. Fishy is looking at us like we just escaped an asylum. And Jamie is sick. He called in today sounding like death.... nooo.

Fishy is ... interesting. He and Ethan seem to be getting on well. Ted is bustling with pride that some one would be willing to work with him after enduring a two hour interview. I feel this may speak volumes about the current job market. After a morning of hard work Rob is restless and has been picking on me about everything.

"Hey can you come over here?" He calls
I sigh, Rob has literally covered his desk in mistletoe.
"I don't think it is safe." I say.
"He grins, "I took the bunch out of my trousers."
"Yes you did." I say "And we all saw the crabs scuttling away on your desk."
Simon laughs and we give each other slightly awkward smiles.

Rob wanders off clearly annoyed at not being the centre of attention and Fishy gives me and Simon a weird look.

"Is he coming back?" Fishy asks after a few minutes, "He is supposed to be training me."
He's probably toilet" Simon says and we both laugh again.
When Rob returns I say "Were you wanking in the toilet again Rob? We talked about that before."
He laughs and comes over to my desk putting his arms around me so his hands rest on the desk surface.
"You know you'll be lost without me."
"Yes but the men will have to use less air fresher." I retort.
Rob laughs and goes back to his desk and I go to type

And notice a the huge spider he has left my desk..

Which is moving towards me

THERE IS A SPIDER ON MY DESK!

I back out of my chair screaming and Rob virtually wets himself laughing.

Fishy joins in the laughter and Ethan seems to be torn between laughing and disapproving.

I refuse to go back to my desk until Ethan has taken the spider outside (I won't let him kill it)

Simon gives me a hig and and helps me shift through all the papers to prove the desk is safe now.
"Sorry I didn't get rid of the spider for you" he whispers. "But I can't stand the things.

Unfortunately for Rob I am his secret Santa. At the party he will pay.....

32 comments:

  1. The secret Santa (payback for spider) gift will be a blog post I look forward to reading. LOL. Poor Rob!

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  2. Too funny! Wave invite sent!

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  3. I think a stocking full of live mice is in order ...

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  4. plastic spider time at the party for sure!

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  5. Oh, please, please, make him pay!! ;)

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  6. Well, at least he put the spider on your desk and not in your hair or something. Good luck with the payback!

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  7. yes, make him pay! (great come back with the crab)

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  8. Hahaha!!! Oh that guy deserves everything that is coming to him!

    You are hilarious though!

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  9. Can't wait to hear what you come up with for the Secret Santa. And tell us more about Fishy - is he fit? A worthy replacement?

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  10. I will be looking forward to the Secret Santa post, too. Can't wait to see what you get him.

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  11. Rob's a smart guy lol... can't wait to hear what happens next..

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  12. Cockroaches are cheap this time of year

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  13. Simon sounds so adorable :). Can't wait to see how all things develop!

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  14. Do you guys ever do any work? Cant wait for Friday just to hear about the christmas party if you can remember - I am just hoping to avoid chattign to the partners and letting them know what I really think!!

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  15. Give him dog poop in a gift box!

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  16. I do't think I've ever worked in an office that interesting.

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  17. I once had a guy lower a fake spider from the ceiling, right in front of my face... elaborate setup... I hate spiders. Revenge, they name is Kate! Do it for all spider pranked people everywhere!

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  18. The revenge story will be excellent. This will make the time between now and then more bearable.

    -Joshua

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  19. Simone wanted to protect you. How sweet. Love your comeback about the crabs.
    Robyn

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  20. Guys who carry mistletoe around with them are annoying.

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  21. The crabs gag demonstrates your remarkable wit. I'm impressed!

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  22. Haha, can't wait to discover what you get him. You're guest post is all ready to go tomorrow - woop.
    http://plentymorefishoutofwater.blogspot.com/

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  23. You should give him a severed head in a box. Like in that film... erm... "Return to Oz".

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  24. What's the time difference? It's 11:17a where I live. Are you at the big party now?

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  25. Ohhh I hope you find a great evil present for payback. LOL!

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  26. a spider on your desk?
    how dare he
    oh, don't show him any mercy.
    the man must pay!

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  27. Nice retort to the mistletoe line. Can't wait for the retort to the spider!

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  28. I hate it when that happens! I'd love to see photos of these people :)

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  29. You guys sound like you have a fun time at work.

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  30. oooh looking forward to the secret santa revenge post

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  31. Secret Santa as a tool for vengeance... novel to say the least, lol. Great post, as always.

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