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If the shopping I deliver to my cocooning parents spoke, it would say 'I love you'

John McKiernan


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Just one more thing: John's cocooning parents, Eugene and Gemma McKiernan

Just one more thing: John's cocooning parents, Eugene and Gemma McKiernan

Just one more thing: John's cocooning parents, Eugene and Gemma McKiernan

At first it was a novelty. Of course I'll get your shopping, no problem at all. Sure, what else would I be doing? Oh, this is great. I am being proactive and useful during this Covid-19 mess. At least I can do something positive by helping my parents.

I'm not sure why they have to write the list on a piece of paper the size of a stamp. It could, if required, be rolled up and smuggled into SuperValu in my lower cavity without detection. I'm pretty sure we're not at that stage. Yet.

What is it with the incoherent handwriting? Words written at various obscure angles. Did they write one word, then spin the piece of paper before writing another? I see others in the supermarket clutching their bits of paper, mumbling and cursing to themselves.