Mysteries Of Country Manors

He could smell honey through the wood-smoke and wondered, as he always did, where it came from. The furniture wax? Or was there, somewhere in the catacombs, a honey room, just as there was a gunroom and a fishing-room and a box-room and, for all he knew, a love room?

—John Le Carre, Smiley’s People

4 Responses to “Mysteries Of Country Manors”

  1. 1 santerahoochie November 14, 2012 at 8:20 am

    a honeybee, of course. one abejo de miel can work in amazing ways. ;)

  2. 3 santerahoochie November 15, 2012 at 6:49 am

    i have heard from a source i trust that honeybees may be in short supply . . . ;)

    • 4 bluenred November 15, 2012 at 8:28 am

      I have heard that too. And while that may be true in the rest of the world, round here there are plenty: we have a secret stash. ; )

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