6 comments on “A Churchill observation

  1. Exempting invalids and those who live above 600 foot or so, I’d say that anyone in this temperate Atlantic climate who uses central heating is a sissie.

  2. dearieme, it may be a temperate Atlantic climate but the country’s only habitable for about 3 months of the year.

  3. The organisation of post-Roman British society was not one which made the mobilisation of mass labour at effectively-slave wages impossible. Just, it was focused on this sort of thing rather than giving the toffs nice warm villas.

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