Sunday, February 21, 2016

Orwell's Ideal Bar

In the Moon Under Water it is always quiet enough to talk. The house possesses neither a radio nor a piano [...]

Upstairs, six days a week, you can get a good, solid lunch—for example, a cut off the joint, two vegetables and boiled jam roll—for about three shillings [...]

Many as are the virtues of the Moon Under Water, I think that the garden is its best feature, because it allows whole families to go there instead of Mum having to stay at home and mind the baby while Dad goes out alone.
from The Moon Under Water by George Orwell