"Did he really resign?" she asks.
I tell her all about it.
"Did he really resign?" she asks again.
I've lost count but I think we've now been through the cycle five or six times.
Sorry, since I started this post she's asked again so that makes it that six or seven.
I try to vary my answers. That way I preserve the sweetness of my temper. I haven't yet said how feeble the humour is or how evil the Tories are, but I'm sorely tempted.