Sunday, May 29, 2011
Smoking in outdoor eating areas? NO.
Me: "All that smoke!"
Him: "It's a smoking zone."
Me: "Not near my daughter it isn't. Put it out."
Him (to waitress): "We're moving to that table over there, okay?"
I remember when I used to go to nightclubs and pubs - I always hated that feeling of being clogged up with smoke the next morning. And I used to whinge and complain to anyone smoking near me, and warn them that the day would come when smoking would be outlawed from those venues. No one believed me. Furthermore, they thought I was an outspoken cow who needed to have a drink and relax.
Well, it's now been outlawed from pubs and clubs, and basically anywhere inside. But outside eating areas? Still legal (here in Victoria).
And it's wrong. Why can't I sit outside with my family, enjoying a meal in the fresh air, without having to deal with clouds of smoke?
I have no tolerance for smoking. Smoke near me, and you'll hear my big commotion of coughing and spluttering and complaining.
Smoke near my daughter (or any other children with me) and you'll be told very plainly - Go Away.
Posted at 6:23 PM