Thursday, May 10, 2012

Unanswered Correspondence (AS)

Although in his methods of thought he was the neatest and most methodical
of mankind... [he] keeps his cigars in the coal-scuttle, his tobacco in the toe end
of a Persian slipper, and his unanswered correspondence transfixed by a jack-knife
into the very centre of his wooden mantelpiece...

Dr Watson on Sherlock Holmes in "The Musgrave Ritual"

Unpaid bills next to the small TV: I never get letters these days.


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