Monday, January 15, 2007

Next time they should stay in a Motel 6; we've never had this kind of problem on our vacations.

Lawyer Sues London Hotel, Claims Bedbugs Attacked Him, Wife (FoxNews)
NEW YORK — A London hotel that counts itself among the world's most luxurious and prestigious has been sued by a lawyer who says he and his wife were attacked by bedbugs during a stay there last spring.
Sidney D. Bluming and his wife, Cynthia, are seeking several million dollars in damages from the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Limited in the lawsuit, which was filed last month in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.

Millionaire celebrity lawyer getting chomped on by tiny little jihadists; you gotta love it. It is sad to think that they'll probably get a 6-7 figure settlement; but, as the saying goes, the rich get richer.

I had a roommate one time who decided on very short notice that he was going to finally marry his girlfriend of 13 years; thus I needed to move out on some very short notice (he owned the house). I found a boarding house in town and rented a room to get me by until I found an apartment. I don't know if it was fleas or bed-bugs, but I got eaten alive by something while I was in this place. I can relate to their annoyance and pain.

That was actually a small annoyance compared to having to live with one of the other tenants. This guy was a permanent resident, and basically all he did when he wasn't at work was drink beer. (I think they told me he ate like once a week; otherwise it was all alcoholic intake) Anyway, this guy would literally sit on the toilet every single night for about an hour, and lets just say that I don't think the 8 million pigs from Lower Saxony Germany in my previous post could match this guy in the stench that he produced from his bowels. Of course the bathroom was right next to my room.

Mocha-momma wants to visit England some day. I think we'll scratch this hotel off our list of places to stay. I wonder if they have Motel 6's in London.

1 comment:

Gabrielle Eden said...

I am having a good laugh thinking about you next door to this guy and his bathroom every night! You have lived, really lived, my friend.