Last night was a typical Thursday night shift, pretty much bugger all to do but sit in the ambulance outside Tesco and put Catch-up on the iPad to take the piss out of colleagues on Helicopter ER.
After the episode had finished, we radioed through to the control room, “we’ve been here for 45 mins now, anything happening?”
There was a moment of silence, perhaps they’d forgotten about us and were desperately scrambling to send us to a messy overdose and we’d immediately regret admitting to being bored… however “negative Alpha 6, nothing happening, put your feet back up.”
Now this is unusual, usually an unscheduled break of more than 45 mins is unheard of! Never mind, we’ll take what we can get!
We pulled out of the supermarket car park and headed to one of the back streets to keep out of public view before the inevitable “have you got nothing better to do?” “Well, actually love, no. Unless of course you’d like me to push you over…”
Upon pulling into the back street of a particularly gruesome part of town, imagine our delight at finding the street to have been boarded up and ready to be demolished, with an added bonus of two dozen empty bins…
I looked at my crew mate, she looked at me, we knew exactly what must be done… 10 bin bowling.
With the bins set up in a perfect triangle, we took it in turns to ram the “cue” bin and see how many of the other bins we could knock over, 6 was the record of the evening, and unfortunately I lost.
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