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Doing the messages

If you popped in for a paper or some milk at your convenience store this weekend, you may have noticed the boss was away. That may be because he was in St Andrews for a weekend of rest, relaxation, no need to open the shutters for the morning regulars, and the conference of the Scottish Grocers Federation. That's not just my sexism. I was there too, and while the event is a social one for all the family, female bosses in this sector seemed to have better things to do than listen to shop talk about, well, shops.
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