Tuesday, March 13, 2012

An Old-Fashioned Girl

Ah, yes - the enigmatic Miss Nugent.  The wonders effected by time - including a rigorous semester at a very private academy in Biarritz run by a soi-disant Bulgarian grand duchess - were sufficient to turn a former all-county footballer into the very picture of daintiness.  After a string of Continental adventures, including a rapidly annulled marriage to a lesser (and deeply disappointed) entry in the Almanch de Gotha, the erstwhile Toby Montcroft settled with some old friends in Firenze, at the Pensione Regina Vittoria...


  1. A high collar is so helpful when dealing with a pronounced adam's apple.

    1. Listen, children, to the voice of experience...