Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Answer, My Friend

Late this afternoon, the weather in west London turned from rain to swirling sleet. As I made my way to the surgery for an appointment, it occurred to me that holding an umbrella in a storm is the antithesis of sailing, i.e., the aim is NOT to let the winds billow into the canvas, otherwise it turns into a bad version of Mary Poppins.

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