They had an empty plate with some food residue on it and two empty wine glasses. They told me they had a great time at Friday night drinks and nibbles and would have stayed longer, except they met a couple who like playing mahjong, and were so going off to meet up with them for a game. A clacking of the tiles, so to speak.
So, the inaugural Friday drinks and nibbles thing might turn out to be a great success in the future. I hope to to attend when I am free. 20 second lift conversations are all very well, but actually having a good chat must be better. I just have to convince R. But as the old guard of the building committee people has moved on, or has been moved on, maybe he will give it will give it a try. Goodness knows, we need more social connection.