village

The Lib Dem march for pettifogging power

2 September 2017 9:00 am

My friendly neighbourhood Lib Dems have put some campaign literature through my door. In a covering note, they intimate that…

Is this Surrey or Rorke’s Drift?

5 August 2017 9:00 am

‘This situation is Rorke’s Drift,’ said the builder boyfriend, after our proposed renovations were objected to at the parish council’s…

When the builder boyfriend works late, I have to hunt for food alone, like a lioness

8 July 2017 9:00 am

Last night, I had dinner at the M25 services. I don’t mean I stopped for a break mid-journey. I mean…

Am I the only non-Lib Dem in the village?

1 July 2017 9:00 am

Since moving to my dream home in the country a month ago, I’ve only had to fight a parking dispute,…

Balham is about as close as you get, in 2015, to the 1950s

26 September 2015 8:00 am

After pulling out of my flat sale and U-turning on the idea of moving to the Cotswolds, it took me…