‘Oh, dear,’ Katherine thought to herself, ‘how extraordinarily alike the world seems to be everywhere! People were always telling me things in St Mary Mead, and it is just the same thing here, and I don’t really want to hear anybody’s troubles!’
OMG - for a moment I thought that Katherine of St Mary Mead is none other than the "Anti-Marple"!
And then she went to spoil it with:
She replied politely: ‘Do tell me.’