"You remember all that oak stuff that we bought from Mr Trumpington some years back? That was before we realised that he wasn't very nice " he added hastily. They would have no dealing with him these days. "He told us it had come from the west country - west country indeed! That stuff was just down the road, practically on our doorstep. Silly us for not checking. We would have saved ourselves a pretty penny if we had. "Can't win every time " said Bryan calmly, "Be glad for what you have - and quite honestly, no-one in Greconville seems to lack anything. Whatnots are are stuffed to overflowing, dressers drip Danish Copenhagen, there is not one woman suffering from Very Close Veins, all their legs are well-wrapped. complete Utopia!" "But if everyone has everything, what are we supposed to collect and sell?"wailed Oscar. "Ah" said Bryan gloomily, "You have a point there".