Doreen and Julia were bought new chairs as part of the end-of-financial-year spend-up. This involved quite a lot more of a performance than I want to write about: even by our standards it was not library management's finest hour. Anyway, T.Aldous finally got them to tell him what chairs they needed and wanted and he got Maudie to get them ordered pronto. They arrived amidst fuss and whatnot and both ladies then gave us a week-long performance of The Princess and the Pea.
Frog's been allowed one of the cast-offs (I'm not eligible because of my amateur status). He's quite impressed:
"I don't see what the problem is: it's a really comfortable chair to work in and the support for my back is brilliant."
There is, of course, a key anatomical difference about the seating arrangements between him and them.
They have to be able to talk out of theirs.