Eight a year

“Another bank holiday!”

“We only get eight a year.”

“Eight! That’s one every… six weeks. Plus all your other holidays.”

“Six and a half, but we deserve them.”

“And I have to pay for them.”

“20 days a year isn’t as much as some companies.”

“Be grateful you get any. They don’t in the States, you know.”

“I’m pretty sure they get Thanksgiving.”


“Yes, alright. And Christmas, but they certainly don’t get 20 days… So, what are you going to do with yours?”

“Heading to Brighton for the day.”

“Nice. The weather is supposed to be good.”

“And you?”


“That’ll be fun. But it’ll mean it’ll rain. Beach, barbeque, Bank Holiday, rain”

“Let’s hope not. Right, I’ll let you get on. See you on Tuesday.”

“Yes. See you then. Oh…”

“Yes, Tom?”

“Can you tell mum ‘thanks’ for the jam. It’s lovely.”

“Will do.”


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