Toro

June 29th 2018

Today was a pay day date night. Pay day date night is no different from normal date night, I just feel less guilty about it. I’ve been away from Alice all week, so tonight when I got home I just wanted to go to a restaurant for a bit and catch up. I know it might sound weird to want to ‘catch up’ with a person you live with, but I missed her!

So we went down to our favourite place in town for some dinner: Toro Lounge. Guess which one I ordered and which one she ordered:

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If you guessed that I ordered “the one that came with a side of fried halloumi” then you’d be damn right. How could I not? Okay, it didn’t technically “come with” the four pound side, but the country has a national shortage of halloumi at the moment, I have to take what I can get.

As well as eating, Alice and I had to have a proper, grownup conversation, so that was a bit ominous. But we got through it. The cocktails helped. (by which I mean I had a cider).

On the way home, Alice found a cat. We rarely find cats in our neighbourhood, so this one was “an angel sent from heaven”, as Alice put it.

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To me, she looked more feline than angelic. The cat, that is. Alice gets so excited by feline friends, bless her.

Until tomorrow, she would have stayed there all night.

Jacn

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