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Country Diary 72: Breaking the Law

Posted in Tom Hodgkinson’s Country Diary on 8 January 2008

WELL, you try and do something good and you only get hassle. Yesterday morning we had a knock at the door from our local environmental health officer. He had come round to tell us that according to a law that …

A Country Diary 71: A Vandal in the Veg Patch

Posted in Tom Hodgkinson’s Country Diary on 7 January 2008

Monday 7 January 2008

OF ALL THE animals we’ve had here, by far the most useless, costly, time-consuming, toilsome and stressful has been the pony. What an absurd indulgence. We have to rent its field, feed it, give it hay, …

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