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    Guardian Article, to read online.

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    The ideal conversation with a neighbour is, "Morning, Brian, lovely morning", especially when their name is Brian.

    Matthew - Brian or Brain as like to get these swopped around for humour - corking bit of journalism going on there.

    But, I have mentioned the bit about keeping up with the Joneses before and I often think that this is generally the root cause of many a problem with NFH - that and boundary disputes.

    My ethos - the grass is not always greener on the other side and mum and I were chatting about this last night. Mum said that the reason everybody got on so well years ago was that in reality most people had very little so there was nothing to be jealous of. As time has gone on and we have become much more affluent (for want of a better word) so the green eyed monster kicks in.

    There may be some truth in this