Dear Miriam,

My son recently came home for the weekend with his girlfriend. They have been going out since the start of the year, but because of COVID-19, this was only their second time staying at our family home. Naturally, I wanted to make sure that she was as comfortable as possible, tidying up getting the place ready. The weekend seemed to go well, but to cut a long story short, when it came time to leave, my son handed me back the towels and said there was no need to wash them, as she had brought her own! This is a first for me.