When they announced their engagement, oh how the village tongues wagged! They'd been seen together for months and it shouldn't have surprised anyone.. but somehow idle minds love to revel in gossip.
The engagement of Mr. Down and Ms. Merryweather was an intimate affair in Mr. Down's beautiful garden, with a couple of bewildered, striving-hard-to-be-polite Merrywathers and a number of well-to-do, Jolly Downs from warrens beyond local hills as guests.
And the malicious naysaying villagers, decidedly -not- invited, spent that evening in the pub gossipping about the couple.
'But he's so -old- for her!' they lamented.
Since so many have expressed a curiosity regarding my digital collages, I posted a step-by-step WIP of one in my old blog. Please have a look dears. [link]