The suggestions came in rapid-fire succession from each: 'obsessive', 'demanding', 'bossy', 'pedantic', 'always right', 'controlling', 'stubborn'.
Mmm. I had to point out that these weren't so much quirks as, well, flaws. T suggested I could have included 'addiction to Earl Grey tea'. But for mysterious reasons that enthusiasm seems to have been brought to an end by my operation.
Any more, I wondered? Mum: you're quite vain, but not as much as your brother. T: how about 'plagiarism' as all you're going to do is write up what we've just told you?
Enough already. My feet remain planted firmly on the ground.