'Mr PB and Mr Bywater--that's very appropriate, Ken--will accompany the in-betweeners as they see how far upstream and downstream they can get from this point. Remembering, of course, that we are taking lots of notes and observations.

(Groan from Kevin.)

'Every one had an input into the negotiations, Kevin, including you.'


'And we will ALL be spending at least an hour here doing a transect study first.

'Now check with your buddies before we have our final reminders.'