Lost to a bygone era the old register nolonger rings up the total of happy purchases with a click, a clack and a ding. Hovering like ghost are the memories of this retail relic, brown paper packages tied with string, counter service with a smile and shiny pennies that bought a bag full of boiled sweets.
Welcome Mam and Thank you Sir, can I help you to your car with those bags. Ladies in white gloves and men in smart hats that tipped with a wink. Those were the days of glamour and style, of manners and etiquette, of an honest days pay for and honest days work.