When Martha Mole and family decide to up and leave the city for a beautiful rambling house in the West Country, she's convinced they've made the right decision. After all, with an abundance of fresh air, wildlife and rolling green fields –
what isn't there to like about the country?
Well plenty, when you've got to contend with collapsing ceilings and leaky lavatories; discovering your home is a national slug hot spot; coffee mornings with unemployed lady–mums (i.e Hell) and garden warfare with the neighbours.
And with a husband spending more time in London working than he does at home, Martha can't stop herself fantasizing about the utterly gorgeous builder – Darrell...