"Dammit..." muttered someone sounding decidedly miffed.
The tapping continued, there was no rhythm to it nor any pattern. It came sporadically. something that the person causing the tapping would say matched their state of mind.
They let out a sigh, lowered their self-filling pen down upon the table in front of her that was beginning to get littered with bits of paper and stared at a point across the room at Madam Puddlefoot's. Their eyes fixed their gaze on what could be considered a creepy looking cat plate, but they weren't really looking at it. Nor were they really looking at the other occupants of the tearoom, there were people on their own, but they were outnumbered by familes, and couple of Hogwarts students mostly girls sharing cakes, giggling and drinking tea.
The person staring into space blinked and was shook from their thoughts when the proprietor of the tearoom asked if she would like a top up.
"..hmm..yes, yes that would be lovely..." there was a brief pause before it was followed up by, "another slice of flapjack please."
Alexis smiled a little and watched the lady shuffle off leaving her once more to her thoughts.