“It might help her re-focus her priorities,” he pointed out, diplomatically. There was a moment’s silence and then the caller said he saw what Nick meant, but he hoped she would be able to return soon as it would be a short term measure because there were plenty of opticians in town. “Simple,” responded Nick, “- tell them they have to conduct all their business in Welsh when they deal with her, because it’s part of the course. That should focus her mind on what she’s there for and give her some practice into the bargain.” - I never knew Nick had it in him!
Rhodri said later he thought it was probably all the rules about swapping round initial letters like changing B to F and P to B that had troubled her, and tried to explain to us how it worked, but I don't feel any the wiser.