Doesn’t seem long since we last cleared the board for Dock customers to answer that question which has occupied the finest minds (and some that are just OK) for millennia: What Is The Dock?
Alongside a few examples (grrr) of people just using the board to write their name (yes, well done, you can spell your name), and a rather scary face (which I think might’ve been drawn by Jorge, the ‘Face From Space’ artist) – here are a few of the more striking comments this time around:
What is The Dock? – Just great… Friendly and loving… Just what we need – decency and service to others… Adorable… An asset… Just what Belfast needed… This place deserves a big hug… What the world should be more like… Love this wee place… Epic… The shizzle… Serene… Relaxing… Funny…just what the McCords needed…
Cool, eh? I especially love ‘What the world should be more like’.
The Dock ethos is also the subject of a new flyer in the cafe – a way of letting all the new students at the Met (hello, hungry hordes!) know who we are and what we’re about: