Your Time Is Up

Last night I went to dinner with a good friend and we went to a very decent kind of fish restaurant. The evening was great – and not too much drink was consumed – despite the stand off in the street with a taxi convoy heading in one direction (I am sat in the back of the second taxi) and a car in the other direction refusing to move so that the trail of cabs could pass.

The most amusing thing of the evening was, however, the comment of one our fellow diners. The very well-dressed lady accompanying the gentlemen at the next table was heard to say,

Of all the men I go out with each week, you are the only one where I don’t look at my watch during the evening.

Now, each to their own and no judgement shall be passed on their relationship. I just found the line amusing and quite sorry for the other men who clearly bore her.

On this day…