Time permits only a brief report on this walk just now. Episode 1 will follow after Easter.
Towards the end of the walk, on another lovely summer’s day, Maude asked Norman, our resident ‘Plumber’, if he would be kind enough to demonstrate the skills of a ‘Master Plumber’. When he had returned from his dunking, and Reg had dried him out, Norman looked at Maude with a puzzled expression. “I said ‘Master Plumber’, not ‘Mad Plumber’” barked Maude “you stupid man!”