"Welcome young traveler," spoke a warm voice from the corner. Looking over There is noone there save a pint of ale that suddnely raises in the air and becomes consumed by an unseen visitor.
"I am currently unable to physically appear, but I can still consume vast quantities of booze."
"By the way, I am strom. And, I must say, I am very pleased to meet one from such a far away place.
"How's the temperature down there. It's a mere eighty-something degrees up, or down, here; depending on how you look at it.