“She wanted to go somewhere tomorrow to have her own time or something, right?”
“No, I thought she told me she wanted to go out and see books together?”
Both turned to stare at me.
“Er… Remember I told you I already spent the L*S money? So… I was thinking of going somewhere quiet to…”
My brother turned to my mother.
“Ok Mum. You were right. She wants to be alone.”
And with a mock sigh of disappointment, he turned and walked away.