Mr Lanyon at the shop on Sunday 10 August
2003 at the time that the fabric rolling machine was removed ...
one day after receiving Grylls and
Paige's letter informing that Butler had won the contract
race and wanted to complete on 15 August which meant the shop
had to be cleared of all rubbish by then.
However on Monday 11 August it was learnt
that the Arthurs refused to sell to her and wanted to sell to Mr
The reason Mr Lanyon is holding a a small
piece of fabric stock that Mr Arthur had not
removed is to demonstrate it is not "old or musty smelling"
as Mr Arthur told the Judge it all was. Whether it was "unfashionable"
as Mr Arthur also told the Judge the entire stock was is open
The look on Mr Lanyon's face would suggest
that this piece of fabric is indeed unfashionable which maybe
why Mr Arthur left it.