Yes, step forward Janet from Fairbridge and take a bow. In her own words:
We had an office get-together and we were charged with composing a poem in Pam Ayres style to do with an aspect of our work.
I wrote one about Justgiving – I thought it might amuse you. It works best if you read it with a west country twang!
Well, not everyone was brave enough to attempt a dodgy accent (myself and Molly apart. And Josie is a Kiwi so no jokes there please) but we did all have a go at reading it and Kai’s done a typically awesome job of splicing it all together. Enjoy!
ps – the full poem in all its glory is below:
I look after Justgiving, me
There’s such a lot to do.
Each time I look at Outlook
There’s an email coming through
To tell me that another page
‘as been created on the site.
But the creator of said page
Hardly ever gets it right.
They put the wrong event name down
And then I have to guess
If they’re walking on hot coals
Or trying to eat less.
It’s a blimmin’ good website though
We’ve raised quarter of a mil
And, though they take off 5%,
It’s still not a bad deal.
I wish it ‘ad been my idea
To set up this Justgiving.
Because by now I’d be quite rich
And not be doing this for a living.
Janet – we salute you for literary genius (and much better poetry than our past efforts)
Caveat 1 – apologies to Pam Ayres
Caveat 2 – Zarine said "Brilliant. I just wish the last but one line was as true as well!"
Caveat 3 – We were trying to remember the tune from this video at the end