Me: There you three are.
Nell: We decided to go up to Kev’s studio for some Rest and Recuperation.
Me: You’re usually in the garden at this time of the morning.
Nell: Up here we can enjoy the Best of Both Worlds.
Me: What do you mean?
Nell: Kev has the fan on so we can enjoy a cool breeze while warming ourselves in the sunshine.
Me: Why do you need Rest and Recuperation?
Nell: If you’d joined in Glide with Gladys you would know.
Me: You’re not supposed to be doing vigorous exercise.
Nell: I was just watching. The sight of Welsh corgis in lycra is going to stay with me all day.
Me: Oh dear.
Nell: And why the footless socks ?
Me: I think they are leg warmers.
Nell: In this heat? I half expected Olivia Newton-John to turn up and start singing ‘Xanadu’.
Me: I’m surprised the corgis found leg warmers in their size. They’ve got such little legs.
Nell: Knitwear Wolf offers them in all sizes. It’s part of his retro sport range. Why are you wearing a dress?
Me: It’s my positive dress. I’m going to the dentist and I need confidence.
Nell: I see.
Me: Do you know there are dentists who allow dogs and even encourage them as a form of therapy to help the patient relax?
Nell: Don’t even think about it. I am going nowhere.
Me: I know that, Nell. There are enough rules and regulations at the moment. They would have a fit if I turned up with a dog.
Nell: Well, why did you suggest it then?
Me: I just meant that I would feel so much better if you were with me.
Nell: I am with you. In spirit. You and Me. Always. Remember?
Me: Yes. Sorry.