— “Ah yes, Ireland”

— “Ah yes, I know Ireland”

as he passed me the blue plastic bag holding my boiled pig’s feet, raw garlic, and fresh lettuce.

— “Yes, near to England”.

— “Oh, yes I know it’s not in the UK. I know all about the relationship between Ireland and England”

and I gave him my Mastercard.

— “Do, you know how I know all about Ireland’s relationship with England?”

— “I watch many movies”

and then I left for home to eat my Sunday dinner.

Boiled pig's feet