Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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I May Look Like The Squire But Really...

The men who delivered the dishwasher were going on about how rural we are.

"And you own all this land?"

"Well...sort of. It's my mother's really." Which was Jesuitical of me.

 I'm not comfortable with being visibly rich. I had rich parents (so a safety net in place) but I've never lived rich.

"It's a lot bigger than my back garden in Croydon" said the man.

Yeah, but most of my adult life I didn't even have a back garden. I had a yard...
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