Why did Paul Flannery prefer to play the field?

Paul liked variety, savored what he vulgarly called “a mixed grill.”

Why vulgarly?

Because mixed grill is the name given to a dish, popular in Europe, of a wide choice of meats cooked together in the same pot.

Could you briefly describe Mr. Flannery’s appearance?

He was five feet eleven inches tall, one hundred fifty pounds or so. Dark hair. Regular features. In recent years he has sported a moustache.