Frankly, after all that build up, I was hoping for more than this.
I’m buggered if I know
Tea was delicious, as indeed was dinner – cannon of Norman lamb with pugh lentils. The sun gone down over Rutland Water with a loud hiss and I have before me a blank sheet of paper.
Well, not quite blank.
Beneath the heading “How the Liberal Democrats can revive their electoral fortunes,” I find I have written the words:
“I’m buggered if I know.”
Still, a deadline is a deadline, so I shall now have a junior footman take it to the village post office so it can be telegraphed to London.
Lord Bonkers was Liberal MP for Rutland South West 1906-10
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