J: I’m dying for the toilet
S: But I’m in the bath. I’ve just..
J: Looking good hun, need a hand?
S: ..I’ll be fine.
J: Paul’s down Saturday, surprise visit so we’re going out for drinks after the Match, you’ll have to watch the princess, you don’t mind do you?
S: I’m meant to be out for drinks, it’s our office night...
J: Look he’s already booked his flight in. He hasn’t been down for weeks. Sorry it’s all booked now. I can’t change it.
S: But it’s...
J: It’ll be fine you see those lot all the time anyway, this is important....Can you pick up some more milk as well; we’ve just run out.
S: Ah thanks, skinny latte please.
T: No worries, my treat. So...how’s It going?
S: Yeah good, you know, the usual. School is chaos. The little one is great. She has her moments of course. But getting along well....
S: She’s different to most girls you know. We’re trying to get her to do more... He’s putting her back into Ballet. You know he wants to help build her posture....
T: Yeah. Yeah...I thought she didn’t really like dance?
S: No, well, no, she just doesn’t know. You know? She’s so young. One minute she loves something the next she doesn’t.
T: Yeah yeah of course. It’s difficult. I guess he thinks it’s good for her?
S: Oh of course, yeah the class is really highly recommended you know. They have a lot of links with Juliard, you know things like that,...she’ll learn to love it Sam says....Anyway how’s things with you? How’s your new guy at work?
T: Yeah pretty good. Business is doing well, and the new Comms Manager, says he has a good contact at John Lewis; they’re gonna meet for drinks.
S: What just the two of them?
T: Yeah he said that they go way back and he had some new ideas he wanted to run past him.
S: Drinks for the lads?
T: Something like that. I don’t mind. He’s got better networks than me, and as long as it helps my business. Just the way it is sometimes. But yeah he’s been, fine. It’s all good.
G: This queue is ridiculous isn’t it?
G: I said this queue is crazy. They’re so slow in here...I’m just picking up a friends prescription.
S: Oh ok.
G: Just doing them a favour ya know?
G: You live round here is it?
S: No I work nearb...
G: Oh wait I can guess. Yeah. You’ve got to be a nurse, or a model?
S: Ha. Um no, n...
G: That’s a shame. Nurses uniform would look good on you.
S: I, uh.
H: NEXT. Madam what’s the issue please?
G: Uh um. I wanted to see the pharmacist?
H: I’M afraid he’s busy.
G: Probably having a fag out back.
S: Oh. Um. Is there someone else I can speak to?
H: SURE! You can come back tomorrow when the queue has gone. What’s the matter?
S: Well it’s kind of personal
G: Lady stuff?
H: LOOK, take some ibuprofen. That helps them with the pain. Is that all?
S: No. It’s not that. Well it’s...
G: I’m picking up a subscription
S: You mean a prescription
G: Yeah. For a friend.
S: Sorry, it’s just...
H: I’ll take a look for you now mate
G: Cheers pal
H: LUV, as I said, ibuprofen, or some girls find a hot water bottle helps.
S: It’s a bit more complicated actual...
H: WELL you’ll have to see the doctor then
S: I really just need to speak to someone who understands
G: It’s not clots is it? They’re disgusting.