Sunday, 31 July 2016

They leave you laughing

It was the youngest member of the family, the baronet Severil, who was the most upset by the demise of the dowager, who broke her neck when she fell from her horse during a particularly gruelling day's hunting. The other members of the clan were more fatalistic, saying that a woman of ninety-two should not have been on a horse at all, let alone participating in a hunt.

Saturday, 30 July 2016

The Chamber

'It is a shame that no-one seems to want to visit us anymore, isn't it William.'
And with that the Duchess picked up her toy poodle and retired to her chamber.