« We’ve worked hard for this, » he said. « It should make all the difference when they come to choose which three companies are going to compete for the Royal Warrant. We’ve got packets for sale here and Tondip’s is available in the Colonial dining room. Just through the arch over there there is a special tea-room area and Tondip’s is on sale there too. »
A sudden buzz of excitement further down the Teas and Coffees hall made Butler turn. A flustered man hurried past.
« She’s coming , » he was saying excitedly.
Geoffrey Bird One Man's Empire Macmillan New Writing 2008