If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…I would tell you that from next week I am going to trial working a four day week. I would tell you I already have a list as long as my arm of things I am going to do, and you smile and say what is planned for this week? And I say….well, taking Charlie for his vaccination and going to the dentist…and you laugh.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would enjoy a slice of Sophie Hansen’s The Original Visitor Cake from her new book In Good Company. It is a lovely, moist cake and I had put apple in it as suggested to fit the season. We agree it is a very good cake.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…I would tell you that my nephew has moved up from Christchurch to Wellington with his wife and wee boy. You say how nice to have family in the same place again, and I say yes.
If we were having coffee..or even a cup of tea…we would talk about the amazing weather we have been having, about autumn, about planning cooking with all the lovely seasonal produce around at this time of year. We would talk about gardening and planting bulbs and how that is always a bigger job than you think.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…you would tell me you had booked a winter holiday. I would say we have yet to decide where to go, and we agree that at the moment we wouldn’t risk going to Australia or even the Cook Islands. We both hope that by 2022 we will be able to travel again.
If we were having coffee…or even a cup of tea…we would notice that the sun is over the yard arm, so we pour gin and tonics, and invite you to stay for dinner. Jerusalem artichoke soup is on the menu with garlic bread, and an apple crumble for dessert. So we settle down for the evening with more good conversation.
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