*Screech* – the chairs are pulled out
*Splash* – the water is filled into the glasses
*Clink* *Clink* – the spoon makes sound as sabzi is served
MMMM MMMM – there’s protest that signifies no more of the above is required
*Dhab* *Dhab*- the rotis are served out of the casserole
Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.
Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.
Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.

An occasional cough. *Slurrp* – sips of water drowned.
Roti???
Nod.
Nod.
Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.
Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.
Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.

Sabzi?
Nod.
Nod.

Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.
Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.
Munch. Munch. Munch.
Chew. Chew. Chew.
Sweets???
Nod.

Nod.
*Screech* – the chairs are pushed in.
*Phat* *Phat* *Phat*
Two pair of feet disappear into own rooms – One trying to be the crouching tiger and the other hidden dragon.
Explanation – The above is a scene replayed after each father –daughter ego hassle and by the looks of it this time, it’s not gonna be easy a road ahead. Oh by the way, the above words in “ “ are attempts of conversation being made by Ma, the eternal sufferer.
There are not going to be any good night tucks today 😦

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