Over the years, a mate of the Hound’s has always been quick to point out to him people in roles whose names either match or clash with the organisations they work for.
Back in January the Darlings harvested their barley crop (as then reported in Rural News) and recorded 13.8t/ha. Despite this measurement being checked, verified and okayed in NZ by a plethora of officials, this was not good enough for the folk at the Guinness Book of Records. However, some three months later, the good folk at Guinness have at last accepted the achievement as a record and verified it at the 13.8t. The Hound extends his congratulations to the new world record holders for a barley crop. As Captain Blackadder would say, “Well done, Darling.”