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Man Who Promised Girlfriend Spa Weekend Takes Her On Tour Of Spar Shops Instead

Amelia Ward

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Man Who Promised Girlfriend Spa Weekend Takes Her On Tour Of Spar Shops Instead

A man managed to trick his girlfriend into thinking she was going on a spa weekend, when in actual fact he was taking her on a Spar weekend - a trip round all the Spars in Birmingham.

Got to love a good pun, haven't you?

But when Sue Pakey's teaching assistant boyfriend David ­Burrows, 37, started driving around Spar shops instead, the 44-year-old realised she'd been had over.

Credit: News Licensing
Credit: News Licensing

The couple, who have been together for 17 years, set off from their home in Birmingham and drove for two miles, before David pulled up outside a Spar shop. So far, so innocent.

Sue, who had been looking forward to a sauna and a massage, didn't think much of it at the first Spar.

Speaking to The Sun, she said: "When we stopped he said, 'Here we are then.' He popped in to get some things but I just thought he was buying some snacks.

"We got to the second one and I thought, 'What is going on - we are not going on a Spar tour are we?'"

Credit: News Licensing
Credit: News Licensing

In actual fact, that's exactly what she was going on. She slowly realised her dream of a relaxing spa day was getting further and further away with each Spar shop they stopped at.

David wanted to make sure they took a selfie outside each of the Spars, and Sue agreed - although you can see from the pictures she's less than pleased about the whole situation.

Credit: News Licensing
Credit: News Licensing

David said: "I thought it would be funny. I did buy her something in each one, I'm not a total monster."

He added: "She wasn't very impressed. If you say you are going on a spa weekend everyone thinks s-p-a. But I thought it would be funny to go on a Spar weekend.

"We spent the next couple of hours driving around Spars in Birmingham. She did eventually see the funny side."

Credit: News Licensing
Credit: News Licensing

David ended up taking her on an impressive nine-store tour of Spars in the city.

To make up for the prank David took Sue out for a meal on Valentine's Day. He has also now realised it was a bit of a costly mistake.

Sue has said that she is going to make sure he takes her away on an actual spa weekend (that's s-p-a, not S-p-a-r) to make up for the cruel, but also hilarious prank he played on his one and only.

Sue added: "This is going to cost him."

Revenge is sweet, Sue, remember that.

Featured Image Credit: News Licensing

Topics: UK News, Daily Ladness, Funny

Amelia Ward
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