Cyril Haearn wrote:Bonefishblues wrote:Bister innit. The thing's a phenomenon. And an interesting business model with a gainshare arrangement between the owners and the retailers. It's a brilliantly executed concept, no matter whether one likes the concept itself.
(And a few smoky mirrors too, v-a-v the stock, some of which you'd swear was made for the village )
It is a queer thing indeed, not much like Lakeside Thurrock or Merry Hill Dudley
Is the word 'village' still current to describe Brill, for example?
Them's Buckenamshire them are. Hushed tones, for there be dragons, we are sure. Interesting place in itself actually, with an industrial heritage all of its own, a tramway, and much else. Still a funny bunch mind