Friendship is important, but a bag will get in the way


Photo: Jerome Dreyfuss Eliot Bag from The Corner

I was out on Friday night with some girlfriends and without consciously thinking about it, when I placed my handbag on the spare chair beside me, I put a serviette over the top and pushed it towards the back of the seat. The night continued with drinking, laughing and general catch up. Then, inexplicably, my girlfriend Sonia flung her arm in the air and knocked over her cranberry juice filled drink across the table towards me, ice cubes and all. She looked stricken and I know, because she is such a dear friend of mine, that she was thinking of my bag. Continue reading