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“Thanks for letting me move in”.
Her building being the target for a bombing meant that she was now homeless.
“That’s fine. It’s what friends do. You are welcome to my humble home. Let me show you around”.
I showed her the bedroom and the bathroom and explained the nuances of the hot water tap.
Then we reached the kitchen and my chain of garlic was spotted.
“You must like cooking to have so much garlic”.
“No”, I said, “some buildings have problems with mice, this one has a problem with vampires. But no worries, this keeps them away”.