I spent three hours in karate today and another forty-five minutes attempting to rise in rank. Despite what would appear to the amateur witness as so much trial and more error, I did win a coveted place among the orange-belters. I wasn't intending on going back tomorrow for the optional workout with the inner circle of hard-core kyokushinkai adherents, but I do owe the blue-belt 100 kronor, and I don't know when I'll be able to give it to him next.
P.S. See, this is why you should neither a borrower nor a lender be. You'll find yourself getting a beat-down in some conveniently placed dojo.