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A Surrey State of Affairs

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A Surrey State of Affairs by Ceri Radford, book reviewFull of good intention I recently signed up for my own blog. Due in part to laziness but primarily a realisation that what I have to say is not as important or interesting as I first thought, it has stagnated in the early stages. Fortunately Constance Harding, a fifty-something housewife from an unknown Surry village, has no such inhibitions. Encouraged by her children – 25 year old Rupert, an IT professional living in Milton Keynes who shows no signs of finding a girlfriend and settling down, and nineteen year old Sophie, currently on a gap year counting sticklebacks in the Ardeche – to write a blog, Constance writes about what she knows best: the trials of having a Lithuanian housekeeper whose skimp polyester lingerie she finds drying in her husband Jeffrey’s study, her attempts at matchmaking at the village bell ringing group, and her disgust at the rise of ready made pancakes.

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