Alex Massie

California is another country, they do things differently there

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MattF's comment on the previous post merits a post of its own:

My favorite (true!) New England-to-California story:

A New England native moved to California and decided to start a garden. He went to the garden store and bought various seeds and bulbs. At the checkout counter the following exchange took place:

New England Native: When do I plant these?

Guy Behind Counter: When you get home.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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