The Landlady (Continued)

Andrew Song

On the other hand, a pub would be more congenial than a boardinghouse. There would be beer and darts in the evenings, and lots of people to talk to, and it would probably be a good bit cheaper, too. He had stayed a couple of nights in a pub once before and he had liked it. He had never stayed in any boardinghouses, and, to be perfectly honest, he was a tiny bit frightened of them. The name itself conjured up images of watery cabbage, rapacious landladies, and a powerful smell of kippers in the living room. 
Billy looks through the window, but decides it would be best to stick with his original plan.
Billy goes towards the door to ring the doorbell.
Billy just leaves the sign in his mind but goes to the Bell and Dragon.