The Assoziations-Blaster has just vouchsafed a little note: »Communication here is impossible.«
Laughter echoes in the alleyway behind Farringdon Road.
A man on the second floor of a flat above the alley peers out the window. Below, under the streetlight, stands another man in a white chinchilla coat and platform heels.
It's Frank Leigh Dearie, agog beyond the moon.