Rosie, a freelance London illustrator, finally convinces
her boyfriend Mark that they need the peace and quiet of
the country in order for them both to do their best work.
Mark finally receives his own column writing witty articles
about life in the country.
Rosie's new writing project is coming along nicely as she
meets the quirky residents on Cinder Lane and Eight Mile
Bottom. Mark, however, is rejecting all of Rosie's amusing
story suggestions as seen through the colorful residents of
the area. Now Mark is irritable and falling apart, as well
as hating the country. Things don't happen quite the way
Rosie has planned upon their move, and the "country"
actually brings the unexpected. The simple life Rosie
desires isn't so simple.
The writing is quite witty and clever, but, I found it to
be sometimes a little hard to follow with all the English
slang that I'm not familiar with. There did not appear to
be a lot to the storyline itself, but it's still somewhat
humorous and catchy enough to give a few chuckles along the