USA vs Portugal (Group G)

Cornwall. 22nd June 2014. 23.50pm – The middle of half time.

Hazel, 94, is asleep on the sofa.

Barbara, 96, is frantically flicking through her phone.

BARBARA: Holy shit!

Hazel begins to snore.

BARBARA: HAZEL!

Hazel wakes up, startled.

BARBARA: Philadelphia cheese was…was invented in New York.

HAZEL: So…

BARBARA: Reckon that’s why cream cheese is in a New York cheesecake?

HAZEL: Maybe-

BARBARA: WHERE’S TOM HANKS FROM?

Barbara Googles some more.

HAZEL: I’m not-

BARBARA: CALIFORNIA.

HAZEL: Right-

BARBARA: IS ANTONIO BANDERAS PORTUGUESE?

Barbara Googles some more.

HAZEL: I think he’s-

BARBARA: SPANISH!

Barbara drops her phone.

HAZEL: Barbara have you had your pills?

BARBARA: Is Denzel even from Washington?!

Hazel goes to the bathroom to get Barbara’s pills.

© Carl Burkitt 2014

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