Thursday, 9 September 2010

Not so much erratum, more corrigendum . . .

In order that you, my loyal readers, are not burdened with more misinformation than is absolutely necessary I wish to apologise for and correct an error that appeared in yesterday's posting:

Mrs Cholmondeley ( note the spelling!) is, in fact, a rather fine and large-flowering lavender-blue clematis and not, as I tried to suggest, a rose . . .

It is a rather fine name and is, naturally enough, pronounced "Chumley" which reminds me of all the wonderful ways we have of torturing ourselves with our mother tongue; Mainwaring, Belvoir, Featherstonehaugh -  all such wonderful examples . . .

Anyhow, that is that and with that and no more

'til next time

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