A Brief Recap
Sure KT, you can take all the time you need. Take a week off if you want.
What do you want to Speak with Animals about? There are some animals around.
Given that you beat him up and took his stuff, Reginald's not really in the mood for love. He talked a bit (see below) in between punches. Did you have other specific questions or a plan for more severe interrogation?
The sundial seems to just tell the time. The telescope seems to be fixed at the cliffside across the way, which has a bunch of magic runes and stuff on it. Hard to say just what it's all about.
The poster is not in fact the Chums of Charon. It looks like a photo from a conference or meeting. There are a bunch of older dudes, mostly unhappy looking. A small inscription at the bottom right reads "Final Proceedings of the FPI Scientific Congress; Dr. Henry Mathers, Secretariat". Huh.
Secret doors? Nope. Just the Hall of Mirrors, the Armoury, and the safe you haven't opened yet.