Is it better to be married to the Sausage King or to have been jilted by him? The alliance that’s been forged between Natasha and Kirsty has Tom sizzling, so he sets out to break up the friendship between the current Mrs Banger and the nearly-was Mrs Banger.
Other friendships bring trouble to Ambridge this week as Tracy, rather oddly for her, puts a friend’s needs before her own, and finds the terrible truth of the phrase ‘No good deed goes unpunished’.
While all this is going on, the Bridge Farm Archers try to make Tony’s 70th special, Oliver tries to save Grey Gables, and a journalist noses around the village on the trail of a scoop about the extensive use of slave labour in Ambridge.
Thanks to Maggiesaes of ‘The Archers in Mustardland’
“What would you like to make the day special, Tony?”
“Oh… well… it would be a lot of work for you…”
“Oh go on, we can do it! You’re only 70 once!”
“Well… if you all got caught in the (Ag. Ed. insert farm machinery here)…”
I am just stunned by the notion of Tracy having friends
That puzzled me too. Have any friends ever been mentioned particularly?
Isn’t she meant to be ever such good friends with the fool Stirling?
Oh yes! You’re right, and he’s worried about Grey Gables (and not Grey Bagels*, as I nearly wrote). That’ll be it.
*Think I’d be worried by grey bagels.
Plaster dust on the breakfast buffet?
That one is going to stick, I think.
I like grey bagels - it is a good name for the posh hotel
It does seem to suit somehow, doesn’t it? One of those occasions when my typing fingers seemed to know better than my brain.