What a fascinating missive and so irresistibly flattering to an elderly lady!
So, charming readers, what should this manifesto contain?
Rumours abound that there is a very serious group of well-funded individuals plotting to target certain seats in the May elections.
My understanding is that they are likely to be politically unaligned and with a manifesto driven by a sort of 'he who pays the piper calls the tune': in other words, 'we residents will call the shots'.
Now, Dame, without being obsequious, you have spent seven or so long years battling a corrupt and self-serving council.
Why don't you use your wonderful blog to ask readers to comment on exactly what this group's manifesto should be?
I would like to kick off by suggesting we banish the Cabinet system and revert to the much more effective Committee system.
What do other readers want to change?
Respectfully, my dear Dame,