“Half memoir, half travel, A Yank Back to England...is an absolutely wonderful book, not only about going home again but also about love and family and tradition and the passage of the years.”
—Michael Dirda, Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic (Washington
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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Mum vetoes the pub

“I didn’t like that place. I didn’t like to say,” said Jessie.
“But you did Mum, several times, in fact.”
“I was just speaking me mind.”
“What didn’t you like about it? The food wasn’t that bad.”
“Wasn’t the food. Dingy. The atmosphere. Not cheerful. No life. I like a bit of life meself.”


Amy said...

Wear your Hawaiian shirt to dinner. That'll help. *wink*

Anonymous said...

Amy is right. Hawaiian shirts always help. And karaoke. Lol. Merry Christmas (and a Happy New Year)!

The Prodigal Tourist said...

Good idea--wish we'd thought of that!