"What's the point? The two of you will be making all the decisions on carpets and furniture and stuff so what's the point of me going over there? It'll just wind up the SureStart managers."
"I don't know why you say that, we've asked for your opinion throughout."
This is true. Maureen was given a swatch of carpet samples to choose from.
"I like that one."
"That's too expensive."
"Or that one."
"That's too expensive too."
"Would it be better if you showed me which are the ones we can afford?"
Then the furniture catalogues:
"I like that."
"No, it will be too dark with the carpet we're having."
"Well how about that? It looks really nice at Glass Road."
"They won't be able to deliver in time. They're bad at working to a deadline."
We should have moved into the new site a year or more ago.