Cornwall. 25th June 2014. 20.55pm – Five minutes before kick off.
Hazel, 94, and Barbara, 96, are watching the build up to the Honduras vs Switzerland game.
The squad lists appear on the screen.
Hazel looks at the screen.
HAZEL: You’re laughing at the fact ‘Phillipe Senderos’ sounds vaguely like ‘Honduras’, aren’t you…?
BARBARA: Words are ace!
HAZEL: They certainly are.
HAZEL: What are your favourite words?
BARBARA: ‘Patronising’ and ‘bitch’, I reckon.
© Carl Burkitt 2014