... As I walked in to the kitchen I saw 30% listening intently to a telephone handset. She made the international gesture* that indicated that I should shut the fuck up and not interrupt her.
The message was from The Kat. It is good news and it looks like I should be getting a parcel through the post in the next few days.
---* an outstretched arm, palm face down, fingers loosely spread and firmly patting the head of an invisible child.