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And then he asked me: 'Is that where by hook or by crook comes from?
I think by hook or by crook we will always have a British Grand Prix," Stewart said.
Ewe-nion meeting By hook or by crook Left, Jenny Atwell and her dog Scratch; top, sheepdog Hattie in full flight as Yvonne Abrey competes; right, Judge Ken Powell studies the competition Left, John Griffiths with Taff; top, Derek Lloyd and Jack Burke study the form Pictures, JEREMY PARDOE