To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the diffused light of a page of thought into the luminous flash of a single sentence, is worthy to rank as a prize composition just by itself... Anybody can have ideas, the difficulty is to express them without squandering a quire of paper on an idea that ought to be reduced to one glittering paragraph. -- Mark Twain
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Up, Up and Away
British Immigration Services employees have announced they will be striking on the day we arrive. I may spend the entire vacation in a queue at Heathrow.