Me: Yes, sure is
Mother: Long way
Me: To Edinburgh?
Mother: I thought Oxford was bad!
Me: You never come to see me anyway Ma, what difference will not coming to see me in Edinburgh be from not coming to see me in Oxford?
Mother: I meant rather for you, coming home
Me: Well, if you had internet we could chat face to face
Me: Skype…or a variation of...
Mother: Is that that thing, with the thingy?
Me: The online phone with the video? Yes.
Mother: So I’d ring you and be able to see you…at the same…
Me: …time, yes. Amazing, huh?
Mother: But would it actually be at the same time?
Me: Yes that’s the point
Mother: But the exact same time?
ME: Well, give or take a nanosecond, yeh
Mother: That’s good isn’t it?
Mother: How do they do that?
Me: Is that a rhetorical question, or do you actually want the scientific breakdown?
Mother: I…no, but it’s quite amazing when you stop and think about it
Me: Stopping and thinking about stuff is usually quite amazing….
Mother: Love you.