Amanda - Mike's caught a super two-pounder! He said it had put up quite a fight.I wonder if there was anyone at the meeting thinking, 'Hmm, obviously this is good. I'm not saying it's not good. But a bit too on the nail, perhaps? Just a bit?'
Benedict - That's what you love most, isn't it, darling? The battle of wits while you're reeling them in.
Amanda - That's the best part. Everything afterwards is an anticlimax. I suppose you two have been chewing the fat over land prices ... Can we look at the riding course you mentioned, Brian?
Monday, 28 June 2010
department of too literal metaphors
I listen to The Archers, and there it is. It's often excruciating. On Monday, philandery Brian - about to enter the next stage of Ambridge's JR Ewing vs Cliff Barnes struggle with Matt Crawford - met up with an old colleague called Benedict who has a new, young wife, Amanda. We meet Amanda via the following dialogue: