Watch the full video of me asking Mogg on Virtual Parliament here
Such excitement! Eight minutes to go before I am due to ask Jacob Rees-Mogg a Business Question in Parliament - well actually via Zoom, and my iPad - from below the stairs in my home...
Eight minutes to go before I am due to ask Jacob Rees-Mogg a Business Question in Parliament - well actually via Zoom, and my iPad - from below the stairs in my home...
I carefully place my iPad on the wee table on the left, put the camera on and turn it to selfie to see how I will look on the huge screens in the Chamber of the House of Commons.
Hmm, not bad. I adjust my tie and clean my specs.
Seven minutes to go.
Gah! There’s a bottle of wine in the background!! So I get out of my seat and hastily remove it.
Six minutes to go. I glance top right at the iPad screen.
OMG - only 4% battery left! It could switch off anytime during my question! Jamie Stone would go completely blank live on Parliament TV.
Meat and fish - fruit and veg - then cereals and tea - that kind of thing. That way I can follow the direction signs and go round Asda in the approved order. Then, always two paces apart, I queue for a checkout.
“Right, Jamie, that will be...” says the kind checkout lady from behind her anti-Covid screen.
GAH! I’m four quid short - and I haven’t brought any plastic with me!
“Here, I’ll lend you the difference. Pay me back when you’re next in.”