1. The estate agent tells us that he found his seven-year-old son crying because he likes books, not football: "I'm not like the other boys." "But," the estate agent told him, "You are like me because I love books, too."
2. The other estate agent admires my sunflower and says in his rapid-fire French accent: "I give these to the children: they grow so quickly and..." he shows how their eyes widen in wonder.
3. The flat is empty -- apart from me, a Peanut Butter Chunky Kitkat and Lego Indiana Jones (which Nick gave me for my birthday).