Like toast trying to be irresistible without cheese. Like Sonny trying to have a pop career without Cher. Like Man Utd trying to defend without Vidic. Like a car trying to get anywhere without petrol. Like trying to quench your thirst without an ounce of liquid. Like Pat trying to deliver post without Jess. Like trying to live without your pulmonary aorta. Like trying to be Italian without panache.
I was trying to get by without her.