Now it's the turn of Derek J Taylor to answer some of my penetrating questions on his book, A Horse in the Bathroom
What made you feel that a book about a rebuild would be so good for carrying such an amusing look at some of the Cotswold villages?
A friend of mine accused me of suffering from ‘Lark Rise to Candleford’ syndrome. He meant I had a nostalgic yearning for life in a rural paradise. I laughed it off, but then started to wonder if he was right. And anyway,- I asked myself - is village life in the 21st century so perfect? I decided to find out.