Me: You’re back early from dinner.
Me: Is everything ok?
Nell: Not really.
Me: What happened?
Nell: It all started well. Champagne and those little canapés from Barks and Spencer.
Me: I like those.
Nell: But the main course was quite a shock.
Me: Was it offal? It’s very “in” at the moment.
Nell: What are you talking about? No. It was a takeaway.
Me: That’s disappointing and rather lazy. He could have made an effort.
Nell: From Starbeaks.
Me: No? I can’t believe it. What was it like?
Nell: I didn’t eat it. I left. John is Poppy’s fiancé. He is family and so is Jago. I’m not supporting the Beefies.
Me: Quite right. What did Sebastian say?
Nell: He said I was overreacting and he will call me tomorrow.
Me: What are you going to do?
Nell: I am not going to do anything. But Mutley needs to try and remember how he knows Sebastian. Something isn’t right.
Nell: In the meantime, please try not to let your imagination run away with you. It was just a takeaway.
Me: Yes. It’s all a bit fishy though, isn’t it?