This is Shaun
9 years ago, he came into our offices to volunteer. He was the wee quiet guy that hid out in the green room doing Anne’s bidding and hiding from me. Eventually he plucked up the courage to talk to me and I stopped myself from biting off his head and we became firm friends. Shaun volunteered with us for 5 years before he actually took on a paid role with us and he’s been here ever since.
In fact he’s practically part of the furniture.
Shaun has been a personal friend for almost the whole time he’s been here, he even spoke at my wedding. Every time I go into the office, there he is. And we always have a good blether. So it’s going to be strange to go into the office and not find him there.
That’s right folks, our Shaun is moving on. Today was his last day of work. I think he may finally have had enough of us as he’s moving miles away to the big smoke. London. That’s quite a move and I’m facing it with mixed emotions. It’s so lovely to see him excited about this move and his new life and I wish him well. But I won’t deny that I really will miss him, in fact we all will. It’s just not going to be the same in the office any more. Who will my children boss about now?
Fair thee well Shaun, you will be missed. But don’t think you’re totally escaping. Tomorrow Laurie will probably recruit you onto management! Plus we’ll all be coming down for cheap holidays in the big smoke. And you’d better stay in touch with me, you really are one of my best friends.