Buy a scratching on a whim


A couple say they have a lot of money to buy them £ 1 million on a National Lottery scratchcard.Patrick Morling had made a special trip to the supermarket to buy their pet's favorite meal when he decided to buy the winning Monopoly Classic card.Now the 60-year-old and his wife, Paula, 54, from Havant, Hampshire, are planning around-the-world holidays to celebrate.And Ollie, a nine-year-old springer-staffy cross, is set to get a new bed as a thank you.

Patrick Morling, 60, and his wife Paula, 54, from Havant, Hampshire won £ 1million on a National Lottery scratchcard

Mr Morling had made a special trip to the supermarket to buy the pet's favorite meal when he decided to buy the winning Monopoly Classic cardMr Morling, a historian for a paper cup company, said: 'We'd already done our big shop I was leaving, I decided to buy a scratchcard.'I do like to play them it's a £ 2 one, but for some reason I decided to treat myself to the £ 5 Monopoly Classic.'When I'd finished playing I got it back in the queue and waited my turn before I handed it over Million winning scratchcard.'Let me tell you, it created quite a disturbance in the store and I thoroughly enjoyed the hugs and pats on the back I received from the other shoppers who I thought was in shocking me.'He explained that he had made the trip to the Asda supermarket in Havant because it was the only store where he could buy the 24-pack of Butcher's chunks in jelly tins.Describing how they planned to spend their winnings, Mr. Morling said that they intended to buy their dream home and had offered to pay for their youngest daughter's house. Added: 'We have always wanted to go to New Zealand and had promised ourselves this trip for our 30th wedding anniversary earlier this year, but finances just wouldn 't allow it.

Now couple are planning around-the-world holidays to celebrate. And Ollie, a nine-year-old springer-Staffy cross, is set to get a new bed

Mr Morling, a lunchtime supervisor and Mr Morling, a historian – will go on a once-in-a-lifetime trip'Looks like instead we can do that trip for our 31st.'Paula has family in Canada she has never met so that may be another trip, or perhaps we'll save the back and just go around the world instead.'It really is magic. Who would have thought of a trip to buy? will get lots of special treats. "Morling added: 'I might treat him to a new Bonio. A he will have been a spoiled dog. '

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