'Mulberry House kitchen sale have a thirty percent sale. Anything you looking for?'
'Lovely leaf shears, shall use incessantly. Say goodbye to brown lettuce woe. xx'
'In pub in Pock. Leeds score v Man Utd! xxx'
'Still much snow lying? Smooth soled shoes or walking boots? xx'
In Betty's - but where are you?'
'Pouring down in Cologne too'.
'Set off in 15 minutes. Dog got a decent walk. xx'
'Bootham reunion 14-16 May. Rush you details? x'
'Chocolate! And so many moustaches! Thank you xx'
'In passing: curtain rings on top hall landing'
'Might buy Officium by the Hillyard Ensemble for O birthday. Or did I already buy it for you?'
'Saw C. Moore in town, he asked kindly after you. A stoop to his spine, it's true'.
'17.33 into midi'.
'You know there's ten minutes of Noggin the Nog on BBC2 tonight?'
'Have kids got the DK picture dictionary? If not, might buy for one or another'.
'Not even Chaos Theory will help you. Ok.'
'Gary Speed died today, aff.. The football radio professionals now are being unprofessional, being human in the face of death. xx'
'Nice nice to see you. Soon maybe. xx'
'Bought two Advent calendars. Shall I send?'
'Delighting in the word 'sottisier' in a polemic piece in the LRB. Does it exist in your actual French?'
'Actual rubric was less explicit, just 'edible', leaving reader to interrogate its silences. This read aloud would be unequivocal. xx'
'A book buying fit so 70s cartoon book to your house. Yours if wished, I'll see it there. Maybe stuff to your taste later'.
'Bought not yet read Nathan Englander and now reading seriously bad review. Bugger. Don't want to read it now. You like it? xxx'
'York Football Stadium Mystery - will not spoil this placard by finding out the story. x'
'Giant from Sumatra .. Argh'.