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My God It's Full of Twenty Somethings

My wife and kids were away this weekend so I was left to fend for myself. I indulged in a lot of solo gaming and general slobbing around but there were still jobs to be done like getting our weekly groceries. Of course I forgot to do this until the very last minute thus it was that I found myself pushing a shopping trolley around a 24 hour Tesco's (big supermarket chain)  late on Sunday night. It was quite a bizarre experience. The supermarket was full of young people. Evidently late night Sunday shopping has become a thing for twenty some-things who perhaps have better things to do for the rest of the weekend.There were couples there as well as singletons but they were fresh new couples still getting excited over discoveries like which brand of butter the other prefers. I found myself overcome with a huge wave of nostalgia for that brief period in life when you have acquired the nominal trappings of adulthood but have yet to take on its full responsibilities. It is a strange