You take the clock off the wall and turn it over.
You can’t find the battery compartment.
There must be one because it didn’t have batteries in it when you bought it.
There must be a battery compartment somewhere.
You spend a long time looking for the battery compartment.
‘Fuck’s sake,’ you say under your breath.
Finally you put the clock back on the wall.
go and have a lie down
go for a walk
go and stand in the kitchen