A: My wife’s friend asked if she could come for dinner at the weekend.
B: That sounds nice. It’s good to be sociable.
A: Yeah, but then she asked if she could invite a whole group of friends, too.
B: Whoops. Sounds like your weekend has been hijacked.
A: How are your legs? Not too tired? This is the final stretch. We’re almost at the top. B: So do we need to walk up that path? I think I’ll be fine: it looks like a gentle ascent, and there are steps all the way. A: Appearances can be deceptive. The path gets quite steep further on, and the steps become broken and irregular. We’re not out of the woods yet. B: What does that signpost say? If we take the right fork we will get to a temple in 25 minutes. A: Nice try. We’re going