So, I arrive at 17:25 Sunday night in Belfast City Airport, courtesy of FlyBe (20- minutes in the air from Glasgow-Belfast, following wind), and I pick up the hire car.
I drive to the 24-hour Tesco at Holywood to pick up tonight’s tea and a few other things.
While checking out clementines in the fruit aisle, an announcement over the tannoy:
“The store is closing in 5 minutes, would all customers please go to the nearest checkout”
I say to the nearest Tesco bloke “I thought this was a 24-hour store?”. His response: “no, it closes at 6pm on a Sunday, it’s written on the sign by the entrance”.
I thought the point of a 24-hour store was that it opened 24 hours a day, and therefore did not close. Otherwise, it isn’t a 24-hour store?