Say what you like about Duns-and many people do, it is certainly one of the friendliest settlements in the Borders/Southwest Scotland. When we first arrived in Hutton we were told that local people were at their friendliest in the East getting less so-from warm to tepid to downright indifferent as you near Stranraer-and further West than that is hard to do with boarding the Stena HSS.
Duns is like Hutton in the friendliness stakes: little acts of kindness-such as yesterday -I arrived at Nairns at 5-15 pm having forgotten to collect the Grudian at my usual early hour. I timidly tapped on a locked door, was immediately allowed in by one of the owners who then painstakingly unwrapped a large bundle of papers and extracted my Guardian en route to the Knackers Yard.
'What paper usually gets returned the most?' I asked. 'English Daily Mail' he said
'So how many do you order?'
'Used to be lots. But I am now thinking of reducing it to
So what do the English expats read here I wonder.
Me, I am banking on the Sun. English edition. Although I suspect Page 3 is the same
Labels: English newspapers, Newsagents in Duns, The Sun