Ugly as a Toad

BY A COUNTRY AGENT I always turn up a minimum of 15 minutes early to an appointment without fail, except for the odd natural disaster of course. There are many reasons for this, mainly because I was always taught that to be “on time was to be five minutes late”. I have a particular aversion to being on the back foot. You see, when you … Continue reading Ugly as a Toad

The Lady Doth Protest Too Much

BY RUPERT DEVONSHIRE It was one of the biggest properties we were likely to sell that year and we all wanted to be the one to claim that it was they who secured the deal. Home Farm was located in the county’s most sought after village, an elegant Georgian Farmhouse which had been extended over the years to become a very impressive Grade II listed … Continue reading The Lady Doth Protest Too Much