Stymied a bit because the village butcher had no chicken—there’s a shortage because of the spread of disease—but, then, there seem to be bits of shortage all round. Agromenes remembers older people recounting the days after the Second World War when they would go shopping, basket in hand, and ask for what the shopkeeper had, rather than for what they wanted.
It’s been a bit like that in our village. The hardware store hadn’t had a delivery for a fortnight —evidently a mixture of Covid-19 and Brexit— so there were no seedling trays for the propagator. No luck either in the nursery, which is stretched to the limit trying to deal with the complications of extended paperwork on both sides of the Channel.
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