Checking up on the locals

Sometimes, rather than more missives from sparring solicitors, it’s quicker to cut to the chase, go to the source and get answers yourself!  So we did.It take somewhere between 61/2 and 8 hours to get to where we are moving.  At the moment we are rushed off our feet...

What’s in a name?

Is it Prince Henry or Harry?  Is Ringo Star Mr Starr or Mr Richard Starkey (Starkey apparently, Ringo is just a stage name, he gets upset if you get it wrong)?  Cliff Richard is Harry Webb, Maureen Lipman is Mrs Rosenthal……So, many moons ago, when I first met Alistair...
What’s a country mile?

What’s a country mile?

A country mile – it’s a long way, and seems country folk have been saying it’s 10 times as far as a normal mile since the 1800s.  No doubt my granny would have said it, being born in 1877 and a country lass. That’s her house (or was) above, well half of it...