"Most blokes are," he said, leaning back and hanging onto his coffee. Letting Ainsleigh order first, Charlie was sure to get the biggest sandwich they had, soup, and a basket of chips (which he planned on sharing, at the very least).
"Did he?" Charlie asked, very interested, "we did too, actually. A Welsh Green, and the baby is absolutely fantastic! I just got a letter yesterday about it. I'm sure your brother and I will catch up one day soon, though." Thanking the server for the refill on his coffee—Charlie was beyond cold and in need of something hot—he was actually very excited about seeing Ainsleigh again. "So," he said, stirring in sugar, "besides busy, how have you been? If we're going to have a late lunch, I'm going to insist you tell me more than just 'busy'," he winked. "Have you traveled much?"