“Turn it upside down”
“The other way up”
Oh. Now what?
“Press the bottom”
The lid is at the bottom because it’s upside down
“No, the base of the cup, not the lid.”
This bulgy bit?
“That would be it, yes. Press it in.”
“Shake it for 40 seconds.”
The bulgy bit? How do I shake that?
“Shake the whole cup, Kim. For 40 seconds.”
Is that 40 seconds yet?
“I don’t know, I wasn’t timing you.”
It’s hot. I’m starting to burn my fingers
“It’s probably ready then. Take the lid off… Turn it up the right way first!!!”
Well it looks like coffee…
“Just drink the damn stuff”
Oh bloody hell, that’s vile.
“It doesn’t matter, just finish it.”
Do I have to?
“We’re still an hour from home so the alternative is we stay in this lay-by for the night and try and sleep in the car, or you drive us, fall asleep at the wheel and we crash and die horribly.”
“Are you ready to drive yet?”
OfcourseIam, passmeamintfromtheglovebox totakethisfoultasteoutofmymouth. Didyouknowthatiftheworldwasthesizeofabeachball, PlutowouldstillbefurtherawaythanInverness?
Rocket Fuel Self Heating Coffee – the emergency drink when you’re still an hour’s drive from home and the only alternative is to fall asleep at the wheel and crash and die horribly.