Right then, is everybody here?
You – you at the back there – yes, you, boy – are you chewing something?
What is it?
Ergh. Well, I hope you brought enough for the whole class…
So, if it’s quite all right, shall we continue with the lesson, then, if it’s not too much trouble?
Friday’s escapade to Marlborough was – well, a bit odd, frankly. This is the week, it seems, of the “Marlborough Mop Fair” – a quaint local tradition which seems to consist of closing off the entire high street to traffic, and erecting in it a large – and very much closed – funfair.