Smugglers tales – U.K.

Five and twenty ponies, trotting through the dark, Brandy for the parson, baccy for the clerk, Laces for a lady, papers for a spy, So watch the wall my darling, while the gentlemen go by. When Rudyard Kipling wrote those words in 1906, the ‘gentlemen’ were smugglers and he was thinking of Sussex, my presentContinue reading “Smugglers tales – U.K.”