|Ludlow (c) Michael Maggs|
It's May Fair Day in Ludlow and my invalid husband, who enjoys a short walk every day, is keen to visit the fair. So I'd better provide the lunch and close down this computer!
“Oh I have been to Ludlow Fair/And left my necktie God knows where,” wrote A.E. Houseman over a century ago. During his lifetime Houseman was best known as a classical scholar and so his “pints and quarts of Ludlow beer” may have been, like another recently boasted 14 pints a day, more a product of imagination than of memory.
Saturday 5th May: 22,801 words and counting. Half way through editing the first chapter.