Friday, October 21, 2005


We’ve been raising our defences at Backroads Manor. Not to keep invaders out, but, frankly, to keep Snicket in. Dry-stone walling can be very expensive and, when the stone gets delivered it makes a bugger of your lawn (ours currently resembles The Somme c1914 except messy-like). What’s worse though is when your next door neighbour starts crying that your taking down your own £5.99 piece of trellis and replacing it with a tip-top high quality wall for which they’re being asked to contribute zero pence.

Blimey, wait ‘til they see our plans for the extension. It’ll be like Helm’s Deep.