If shagging somebody is your favourite pastime, then why not have somebody whom you can count on whenever your need for sex arise?
After all, you both want the same thing - sex in the absence of emotional attachment!
It was as a result of the BBC documentary that copies of this text were bought by the masses, making them hard to find for a while and the few copies for sale priced in their hundreds.
Miss Hartley wrote many books on the history, folklore and rural crafts and customs of England with her most famous book being ‘Food in England’, which has been continuously in print since it was published in 1954 and is regarded a classic by many cookery writers.
Men, it was humorously observed, had had the vote in the past because they had property, and now the women were going to get it because they had age… Celebrating the victory for women’s suffrage, the president of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies came to Littlehampton in April 1918 to speak at a meeting of the local NUWSS.
By 1918, Millicent Garrett Fawcett, widow of Henry Fawcett, the blind and radical Liberal MP for Brighton and then Hackney, had been campaigning for women’s suffrage for over 50 years.
Food in England is a rather large but very cosy book, one that you could curl up on a Sunday afternoon with a cup of tea, and read all about old English recipes, foods and culinary customs.
Accompanying the text are her own illustrations, and to my delight, one of her drawings even feature in one of the letters, a pair of oxen horns (typically Dorothy, I think).