1. He excuses turning his clients to face the room rather than the view because, being a close-up worker, he needs to stretch his eyes occasionally. And, he adds 'I'm here all day and you're not.'
2. I'm almost afraid of the way my inky crow has come to life.
3. 'I ate that plate of leftover cottage pie you left on the table. I'm sorry, and it was delicious. We're having that again.'