What’s your take on this?
a) Absolutely; he couldn’t be more right!
b) I’m not a big fan of cosy but I think he’s over-reacting a bit.
c) I diagnose an unhappy home life.
d) I wish I could bring him back to life just so I could slap him silly. Sillier.
e) I wish I could bring him back to life just so I could cogently dismantle his argument (preferably from a comfortable chair by the fire, drink to hand).
f) Other (please remember this blog is broadcast before the watershed and moderate your language accordingly).
I discovered this quote in a book by Judith Flanders, called The Making of Home. She writes social history books that are backed by solid research without being academically dry – an all-too-rare talent. I’m off to raid my regional library system for some more.