Sunday, 2 October 2011

Naughty Corner

It's a small village community I live amongst. About 150 people, perhaps a few less. In such a small place, it's important to get along with everyone.

Alas, I've upset one of my neighbours, who moved to the village a couple of years back. She was telling me about a legal battle she had in her previous village. It concerned a right of way that had been blocked off by the landowner. Neighbour, along with other villagers, were litigants-in-person. She was telling me about an old book they had cited in court, as proof of an ancient right of way. Unfortunately when she said the title (Great Dykes of Lincolnshire), I got the giggles and she got very shirty. "Oh trust you to laugh. The lawyers for the other side laughed, but we won you know". For some reason this made me laugh even more and she stomped off in a huff.

I'm in the naughty corner - does it make my bum look big? Nah, it's just about right:-)