Overheard during the last month...
‘Jilly loves her garden for writing in the nude!’
Jilly Cooper’s 14-acre Gloucestershire garden features in Caroline Donald’s new book ‘The Generous Gardener: Private Paradises Shared’, where Jilly reveals that, with age, she’s gone from working completely nude to merely topless. We think we love you, Jilly – Daily Mail
‘CORNISH PASTING: Nick Knowles ridiculed over claims King Arthur’s Camelot was in Gloucestershire.’
The DIY SOS host tells TV viewers he believes the Cornish king held court and had his round table in the middle of the fortified amphitheatre in Cirencester… only to be told by a historian that he was “straying into the realm of fantasy” with his theory. Everyone else has made claims on Camelot, so why can’t we? – The Sun
‘Why becoming a granddad changed Laurence Llewelynbowen’s mind about selling his Gloucestershire home.’
Laurence says the arrival of one-year-old Albion as has made him feel young again, stating that it’s time to put down roots in his 17th-century Siddington home and forget about climbing the property ladder – Mail on Sunday