Monday, 4 May 2009
Enchanted by the honourable gentleman’s choice of watch I complimented him. With a thick Arabic accent he enthusiastically replied by saying “Thank you, I have five more at home.” and on we went exchanging some happy words for a minute or two. A few moments after the conversation ended he returned to me with a big smile and said “Now when you notice my watch, I like it more”, followed by some chuckles and friendly handshakes on both sides. One would think as he would with humble and shyness whiff off any compliments about his £8,000 jewel but no, he was ecstatic to meet someone who noticed the delicate piece of stainless steel resting on his left wrist. Had the Abu Dhabi citizen bought a watch that’s too discrete or was his experience a true testament of how rarely recognition comes by in London?
The next event will take place on the 19th of May 2009 and 07951 483589 is the number to call for booking a free attendance to the venue.