Giles had been given a whole year’s notice of commencement of hostilities, so he was thoroughly dug in.   “Don’t strike until you can see the pattern of their Harris tweed” was Giles’ approach to a landlord’s agent at a rent review.  And, boy, was he well armed for this one. His milk cheque was down by one-third, the best bid he could get for new-season wheat was £112/t, and even the price he was receiving for his fat lambs […]
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