I have, over the last few years, scarcely opened my mouth without the word ‘riding’ popping out. I and my companions at the Tatler’s Waste-bin are asked about this, begged-for-our-opinion on that, and if-you-would-be-so-kind-as-to-submit-a-few-paragraphs-upon the other.
Monsieur B of Orléans has been in touch again, this time with a question about Copper Beech – did Capability Brown use it, and if so in what circumstances?
Free with their experience and knowledge, there are persons amongst the correspondents to the Brown Advisor who perfectly present their problems and are greatly to be praised for it. One such is Mrs C who has written again from the Solent, being well aware of my interest in Brown as a farmer, this time asking what we know of Brown’s treatment of farm-houses.