In the first part, Helen includes extracts from Laurence Durrell’sAvignon Quintet, from Moby Dick by Herman Melville, and from a short story by MFK Fisher.

For the second part, Helen chooses extracts from Just William by Richmal Compton, the poem This is Just To Say by William Carlos Williams and a food-related parody, and another extract from Livia by Laurence Durrell.