The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
18 September 2007
This memorial stone is by the car park entrance to a church in South Weald, near where I live. It's not the memorial but the occupation of her father, the Bengal Opium Department. This is a piece of colonial history I need to find out more about