Tuesday, 6 March 2012
The same old, the same old
Would have thought I'd learnt my lesson by now.
Don't do any shows before Crufts.
It'll be cold and wet and miserable. You'll be cold and wet and miserable. Don't do it.
So last weekend (the weekend before Crufts) off I went to the Shugborough Hall Game Fair.
And what a surprise! It was cold and wet and miserable.
The photo shows our aisle - doesn't look very well-trod, does it! - at 4.00pm on Saturday. Peak-time for homeward-bound shopping. Not.
The tents to the left and right have already shut up shop; the chappie in the middle is battling with a reluctant frame as he dismantles his fox caller stand. (We didn't see him on the Sunday.) (Wise man.)
So next year too you can expect pre-Crufts shows to be cold and wet and miserable.
Don't do them...