Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Four Things You Cannot Recover

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Four Things You Cannot Recover

Article excerpt

A YOUNG lady was waiting for her flight, No. 123, at a boarding room of a big airport.

Her flight was delayed and she would have to wait for many hours.

She purchased a book and a package of cookies and sat down in a chair to spend the time.

Beside her was an empty chair where the package of cookies lay and a man was sitting in the next chair reading a magazine.

She took a cookie and the man took one as well! She was irritated but said nothing and continued to read. But she thought to herself, "Whoa, he's got nerve!"

For each cookie she took, the man took one as well. She was infuriated but did not wish to make a scene in the crowded airport.

When only one cookie remained, she thought 'I wonder what this rude man will do'.

As if reading her mind, the man picked up the cookie broke it in half and handed it to her without looking up. …

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