After the recent appearance of The Beckindale Bugle in both the print and on-line Guardian, we took a Tardis back to 1982 and asked Mr Amos Brearly, Licensee and Proprietor of The Woolpack Inn, Beckindale, his thoughts on the matter. We arrived just in time for dinner.
"I'm not surprised," said Mr Brearly, on being told the good news. "I always thought Bugle would be a winner. Of course, you have to have a natural bent for writin'. Mr Wilks tries with his nature notes, but he hasn't quite got my touch. We Brearlys are known to be multi-talented. Of course, I'm not one to brag, but the truth will out and..."