All on tenterhooks. Not been away for 4 years. And it all depends on this fat and very wealthy man from Kuwait actually paying my DH what he owes him. Eldest DS asks everyday if we are going away, I can't even look at him. He's desperate to go on holiday; not to mention me, I'd love to go further than our city limits. But this fucker, is all whatever, I will do it, blah blah blah. DH has to be polite and he has been good for business in the past and may be in the future. So he can't ring up and shout "pay me today you fucker!"
I suppose I should be gratefull that all bills are paid and we have a little spare cash for days out here and there. But these big rich bastards have you by the short and curlies every fucking time. Rich shit on the poor throughout the pages of history from the get go.
Yes Theherder, been there done that all last year and the year before, redundancy, house nearly repossesed, £0 in the bank etc etc coupled with two family deaths and step Dad's MS getting very bad. So I've done crisis and sadness pretty well.
And treats like a picnic in the park not a weekend at AltonTowers. So not MASSIVE.
If the basis for life's journey is that you are always better off then every single person should never ever moan or complain, but life is not like that is it? (after all there would be no MN if that were the case!) We did not tell DS he was going away he just keeps asking if we are.
Thanks Alibaba THANKS!, yes he does have a contract, but what does that mean really, big rich Arab V sole trader. Anyway off to be now, to sleep off the fucked off ness I am feeling right now and hope people buy my stuff on ebay!!!!!
I can relate to this, my stepfather worked in the middle east for years, we were kept ridiculously short by a very wealthy Arab who literally could not be bothered to sort out his employees salaries. There was always too much coffee to be drunk and too much shisha to be smoked. We used to joke that in the event of a riot he would send the houseboy instead. Because the people of these oil rich states are so vastly wealthy and always have been they do not relate at all to the struggles of your average ex pat Brit who is only working his arse off to get paid.