Almanac Life – #hourlydaily scenes of life: 24-30 July 2019

Below are snatches of #hourlydaily conversations from the past seven days; overheard here & there.
(Imagine that!)

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Tu 30 Jul, 2019

 

Eating out. Next table.
-Hold on, let me take a photo.
-Of what? Of my lunch?
-Yeah. Can you spin it?
-It’s my lunch.
-A bit more.
-It’s a plate of fucking food, mate.
-That’s it. I’ll tag the café. It’ll be sick.

 

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Mo 29 Jul, 2019

 

Parents organising, City.
-Yeah I aim to be home this afternoon for the kids.
-So… you’ll be home after school?
-No. I said I would aim to be home.
-Well… will you be home or not?
-I can’t tell yet. It depends on work.
-What good is that to me? How am I supposed to plan my day?

 

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Su 28 Jul, 2019

Two women walk past a playground packed with young children.
-Hahaha!
-Hahaha!
-Yeah! Then what?!
-So I said it’s my FUCKING MATTRESS; THAT’S WHY I PACKED IT AWAY!
-Hahaha!

 

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Sa 27 Jul, 2019

Toddlers see a muddy puddle; jump in the muddy puddle.
-Yeah!
-Yeah!
-Yeah! Muddy puddle!

 

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Fr 26 Jul, 2019

Woman in elevator, work, lunchtime Friday. Man enters, leans on wall.
-Ahhh… I can’t wait for this day to be over.
-What’s happened? You ok?
-No… yeah… I mean… It’s Friday.
-Ahh.
-Two and a half hours to go.

 

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Th 25 Jul, 2019

On the tram.
-Look – he’s posted another photo of his kids.
-Has he?
-He has.
(Silence)
-Why would a man do that?

 

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We 24 Jul, 2019

A workplace; kitchen sink.
-Hey I had this dream last night and you were in it.
-Wow. Where’s this going?
-Oh, you were teaching a class.
-Okay.
-Yeah. And you were REALLY GOOD.
-Oh…
-I mean… You should put that in your resume. You were REALLY GOOD.
-Err… Thanks?

 

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Last week’s #hourlydaily

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Comments

  1. Henry Ballard says

    Adore this column mate, right up there with the brilliance of Humans of New York. (If you’re not a fan yet, you may well be)
    You’ve got a reader for life in me, or for as long as random conversations are still heard in the wild.
    Cheers

  2. E.regnans says

    Very kind, H Ballard.
    Glad you like ’em.

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