A young woman wearing pyjamas gave me a train ticket to
Now this is one of those situations I find difficult to respond to. “Good” didn’t seem quite the right thing to say so I relied on the truth and said that I hadn’t actually noticed.
Well I hadn’t. You might say it’s a hard thing to miss but it’s not something you watch out for either. Not in the circles I move in anyway.
“Well, nice meeting you,” I said and wandered off. I think she may have had a drink or two. Possibly it was her birthday.
I’ve rarely felt so middle class and English.