the f factors
Emily Arbuthnott’s article (The X Factors, August issue) reminded me of an evening spent in the pub in Knoydart a few years ago.
Talking to the local estate stalker, I mentioned that I was factor to an estate in the south of England. His response was, “There are four Fs in Scotland: Farming, Forestry and F ***** g Factors.” I am glad to read the image may have mellowed somewhat. Oliver Chamberlain, Ibberton, Dorset