The Bumhampton Chronicles: Chapter 8 (Part 24)

I returned to the study and curtsied to both men, receiving smirking stares at my now clothed person. “Thank you for disciplining me, Sir, Mister. Is there naught else you require of me at this time?” At a brusque nod, Mr. Edwards hastily arose and gathered his precious books. “That will be all, Ruby. Mr. Edwards, you may provide escort and partake of luncheon.” We made our escape in fine order, but at a loud knock, there arrived His Lordship’s meal on covered silver platter accompanied by Miss Frothinglips, Mrs. Cleanknockers and Mr. Jones-Smyth. “So! Perhaps an explanation is due?”

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  1. If there is ever an explanation of the goings on of Peacock House, I would gladly hear of it.

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    • Explanation? I thought Ruby has been very clear and concise in her memoirs. 😉

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      • Yes of course. But I, along with Ruby, am continually surprised and caught out by the direction that events take 😊

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  2. Ooh, I’ve been eagerly awaiting this forthcoming part, and just what’s coming next (or should that be who?!)! I shall TRY to wait patiently until Thursday…

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