Tuesday, December 11, 2012

George Orwell's Dickensian Existence

...in the new year[1947] he [Orwell] stayed in London for one of the coldest British winters on record and with such a national shortage of fuel that he burnt his furniture and his child's toys.

wiki entry for George Orwell.

1 comment:

Wolf K said...

I vaguely remember that winter. There were photos of trains stuck in snow.