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Jill confirms the funeral for next Tuesday. She tells Alan that Ruth and David have offered to have the wake at Brookfield but Jill thinks it's too much so she's going to sort something out. Jill goes to the Bull and books the function room. Jolene assures Jill she'll make it really nice for her.

Alan's got his tent and camp bed out of the loft. He's had plenty of offers of places to camp but he's spending the first week on the green. This is his last night in comfort but it's still his turn to cook. However, Usha thinks he needs feeding up for his imminent ordeal and she knows how.

Alan and Usha arrive at the Bull just as the children's pancake races are happening. Sid's not well, so while Jolene's been running the bar, Fallon's been helping Freda. Fallon tells them they've got every pancake possible. Usha orders Alan a veggie, followed by a meat, and then a sweet one for dessert - with all the toppings. It's traditional to eat plenty on a feast day. Alan decides he'd better do something to work it off, and asks Jolene if she'll accept a late entrant into the men's over-forty race.

Episode written by Keri Davies.

15 minutes

Last on

Wed 17 Feb 2010 14:00

The Shepherd's Life

The Shepherd's Life

By James Rebanks. Emotional account of life in a farming family in the Lake District.

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