Me: I love the way the puppies snuggle into each other.
Me: I’ve been thinking about all the people who are in fear for their loved ones.
Nell: Yes, this is a difficult time. We sent special love and strength to Nicole Lindsay and her mum in Morning Thoughts today.
Me: Good. She must be so worried.
Nell: You’re struggling a little today, aren’t you?
Me: Yes, I am.
Nell: Everyone has days like that. It’s okay not to be okay.
Me: Yes. You’re right.
Nell: But I’m afraid I can’t chat now as we have things to do.
Me: Do we?
Nell: How do you feel about Lycra?
Me: I avoid it whenever possible.
Nell: Gladys and The Cat are launching a Lycra Line in conjunction with the ‘Glide with Gladys’ show.
Me: Well, count me out.
Nell: I already did. They want to cover all shapes and sizes, however. Henry and Horst will be modelling the Perfectly Petite version.
Me: Excuse me? Did you just say modelling?
Nell: And Monty has kindly volunteered to model the Wonderfully Large version.
Me: Don’t you mean XXXL?
Nell: Certainly not. Where is the Body Positive in that?
Me: I don’t think I’ve ever seen a moose in Lycra, let alone a woodlouse. Are there other sizes?
Nell: Yes. We also have Sensationally Small, Somewhere Inbetween, Marvellously Medium, Nearly Large and Definitely Large.
Me: How do you know where Somewhere Inbetween goes?
Nell: Oh you do, believe me. Ask any corgi.
Me: Where is the modelling taking place?
Nell: Here of course. Our Penguin is filming it. All models will maintain social distance.
Me: Life goes on, doesn’t it?
Nell: It has to. We will get through this you know. As long as we do it together.
Me: Yes. Sorry.