He was never present at the moment of an occurrence, but always appeared to come from a reverie to the realisation of what passed about him.Émile Zola - Le rêve
Yes - I'm like that. Always one of the last to notice what is going on around me. Always surprised to be told at work that A and B are having an affair even though it appears to have been common knowledge for months. Never quite up to date with the arrangements.
"I've already told you..."