I wouldn't like to say that hints have been dropped on this one, but hints have been dropped!
He first came as my chimney sweep about twenty five years ago ago. So far so good.
We talk on the phone most mornings and he often calls me Joan. Or Ann. Or Hazel. But he also calls Joan, Ann and Hazel Mary. Or he may even call them Vicar. That confuses them
But thank you Jack. For what you do in my garden. For your friendship. And for the rare times you do actually call me Mary