A Surprising Companion

Me: Well, you certainly impressed me on the beach.

Nell: Why?

Me: Going in swimming and then running up the sand bank.

Nell: I enjoy the occasional swim.

Me: Yes, I know but it was a bit grey and chilly looking.

Nell: The sea is often warmer on a grey day. You shouldn’t judge on appearances.

Me: Talking of appearances, the Whippets Institute just arrived with the Welsh corgi choir.

Nell: They’re rehearsing for the Halloween special.

Me: What are they singing?

Nell: ‘Everybody’ by the Barkstreet Boys.

Me: I think I know that one. Very Halloweeny.

Nell: All our couples will be dancing and everybody will be in costume. Even the Whippets Institute Big Band.

Me: What about you judges?

Nell: We will be in costume too, although Lionel King might as well come as himself. He’s nasty enough.

Me: True. Have the Daily Growl published your article?

Nell: It should be coming out today.

Me: They sent a Jack Russell reporter like you said but I was surprised to see him accompanied by a Siamese cat.

Nell: I don’t know why. You must have heard of Thai Basil.

Me: Of course I have.

Nell: Well then.

Me: What have herbs got to do with it?

Nell: Nothing at all.

Me: Why mention Thai basil?

Nell: Because that’s his name.

Me: Whose name?

Nell: The photographer’s. Thai Basil is one of the most sought after photographers in the country. I am sure he will have done an excellent job.

Me: Oh, I didn’t know.

Nell: You said you did.

Me: I was thinking about green curry.

Nell: Why on earth are you thinking about curry at a time like this? You are worse than David.

Me: He doesn’t like curry.

Nell: You know what I mean.

Me: Yes. Sorry.

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