|Unique Picture of The Dame|
La Dame was about to leave for a little 'end of sales' shopping with her 'walker,' thoroughly disgraced ex Mayor Phelps when her telephone tinkled.....
|The Dame's Telephone|
"Happy New Year, Dame, I thought I would just call to point out that I have been following your advice. As requested I have stopped using the Bentley; cut my expenses-and, you will have noticed, reduced my Leader's allowance.
"Yes, Pooter, replied the Dame, I have noticed your efforts, but you have only made token gestures in respect of your allowance: knocking £5,000 off your £125,000 a year does not cut it with me".
Some might say that La Dame is being rather harsh with Pooter: she does not see it so. In fact, she is now asking him to send over his diary to check to see how much time he is spending at Hornton Street on RBKC business. When you are paying someone £1200 a week you expect them to turn up.
As an aside La Dame heard that Pooter was incandescent with rage when he heard that La Baronessa Ritchie had pipped him to a peerage....