Sunday, October 23, 2005

Of city life vs. small town life

Those of you who have read my intro to this blog will have noticed that DH and I moved to a small town in the Scottish Borders a year ago. This has its pluses and its minuses: both being due to the fact that living in a small town means that far more of your neigbours know (and are interested in) your business. What they don't know, they will happily make up!

Sometimes this is very frustrating indeed, but at least we are unlikely to find ourselves in a similar position to the three-year-old who police now believe may have survived for up to six weeks on his own in a flat in Edinburgh after his mother died.

Awful thought. Living in a multistorey with many near neighbours, and nobody notices that you've not been seen for over a month....


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