By Patricia Warren, abridged by Libby Spurrier.
Read by Annette Badland.
Patricia runs a marriage bureau for farmers and country people.
|01||Dolls In The Attic, Farmers In The Cow Shed||20050829||One of Patricia's earliest memories is matching up her dolls as lifelong partners.|
If she ran short she would make up a gentleman out of a clothes peg: everyone ended up with someone.
|02||Compatible Aspects In Relation To Country Life||20050830||Patricia reveals the paraphernalia of a modern day cupid.|
But there's an awkward moment when Andy's 'introduction', Beth, discovers why his first wife left him after only three months.
|03||What's For You Won't Go By You||20050831||This pithy motto quoted endlessly by a remote (in every sense of the word) Scottish sheep farmer wears a little thin when he goes on a date with a sophisticated London actress.|
Particularly after he books a double room for their first date.
|04||I Can't Believe It Is Howard||20050901||Patricia is invited to the marriage of another successful introduction.|
But her plans for a triumphant entrance in a blue silky frock are rearranged by a calving cow, which knocks her unconcious.
|05 LAST||Difficult Cases||20050902||Patricia meets Harry, a farmer with a severely disfigured back who's only 4 foot 4 inches tall.|
She decides to do her utmost for him.
And a country bank manager uses all his powers of accountancy to judge whether a potential match is a good risk.