Re: Quiet room...
Posted by Huguenot
26 February, 2011 08:02
*enters somewhat haphazardly, having missed the doorhandle but unable to check momentum*
*right leg buckles somewhat as the left hand casts about in vain to catch the door before it swings back against the hinges with an audible crack, already several metres away by now*
*brought up handily by the chesterfield, attempts a change in direction to the louvred drinks cupboard, but sways off course, leading with the shoulder, sporting the studied intent of a man determined but failing to take another direction*
*grabs mercifully at the Ricard on the way past, captures it more by luck than judgement, and is finally laid to ground by the chaise longue with the oiled antimacassar caught in his spectacles*
*swigs once at the neck of the bottle and pours a generous eighth down the chin*
*balefully examines the other residents...*
"Thish iszh the foreighn correshpondents club?"