Jeremy Clarkson has said that building his dream home at the centre of Diddly Squat Farm has run into difficulties.

He claims he has had to wait six months for items such as curtains because of shortages due to the pandemic.

In his latest column for The Sun, Mr Clarkson wrote: "Curtains? Nope. There’s a six-month wait for those too!"

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Mr Clarkson’s old house was blown up by his The Grand Tour co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond in an incredible stunt for the show, and he began work on the new one in 2019.

The TV presenter explained that even buying a sofa proved an uphill struggle.

He wrote: "I went last week to buy a sofa, imagining that there’d be no supply problem with cushions.

"But oh dear, how wrong I was. It turns out that there’s a nationwide shortage of feathers thanks to a supply problem with China."

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He added: "The upshot is that soon I’ll move into my house where I shall spend the next two years sitting on the floor, reading old books by candlelight. And then using a ladder to go upstairs to bed.

"Unless there’s a ladder shortage as well. Which there probably is."
There are reports that Mr Clarkson’s hit show Clarkson’s Farm has been renewed for season two on Amazon Prime Video. 

He said he has been shocked by the overwhelmingly positive reaction to the show, with fans queueing for hours to pay a visit to the farm in Chadlington.

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