They are looking at and buying things,
and they are not in the hotel.
the speakers doing?
A. buying holiday souvenirs
They are clearly doing more than just
looking round, and there is no evidence that they are just comparing prices.
They have not yet organised for things to be sent. They are staying in a
hotel abroad and Mildred has a list of relatives she wants to buy something
the relationship between the speakers?
B. husband and wife
Mildred refers to 'us' and Simon is
clearly their son.