Warum gibt es etwas und nicht nichts? (Why is there something rather than nothing?) - Leibniz
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
A glimpse of the past
Out with my wife's relations on Saturday in the Black Country (the old coal-fired industrial area). One elder recalled that when they were poor, his mother would put the kettle on the stove on a Sunday, so the windows would steam up and the neighbours would think that they were cooking lunch.