freak of nature

Sometimes Claire is uncanny. Today I came home from a notable professional success all bouncy and flushed and free to fall in a heap and just be pregnant with Julia now, as I have been yearning to do lo these many weeks.

Claire looked me shrewdly in the eye and said: “Have fun at work?”

“Er, yes,” I said.

“THAT’S my mummy,” said Claire.

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