"You're right, Patricia, but I'll creak on happily as far as I can get...
I still feel like a teenager, Stephen, but I'm very happy to have lost the bottomless fears and the vulnerability that go with being young."
"Thanks for the wishes! I love the beech trees! So far covid is doable for us, some fever and feeling extremely tired, but we'll sit it out. Lots of neighbours willing to shop for us, so everything is ok."
"I hope you find something, Ian. There's something on lifestyle and restless legs online, but I can't read now. Luca and I won the lottery: we both have covid, but after two vaccinatyions and two boosters it can't get very bad."