“But so worth it to have friends round for Christmas,” Mabel replied.
“Where did you get this lovely human?” Sam the salmon asked. “A local butcher?”
“Yes, but I went for free-range this year,” Mabel said. “Incidentally, Sam, feel free to smoke if you wish.”
“Thanks, I will. These roast potatoes are lovely,” Sam added. “People-fat?”
“Of course. Do have some sprouts.”
“Thanks, Mabel, I will. I so love a traditional Christmas dinner.”