The sundowner

sundowner chair

When the sun sets on government departments, what fate befalls the humble office chair? Despite many years of faithful service, it too may end up in the Out tray. Today’s tip is littered with iconic mementos of the public service – you will know them by their threadbare and battered appearance, seats worn shiny by countless buttocks and arms scratched and scuffed by fidgeters, doodlers, daydreamers and fierce-thinking policy wonks.

The Sundowner is what happens when a dilapidated ex-guvvy chair is picked up, dusted off and given a golden handshake. Welcome to retirement! You’ve earned it!

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