Stiff Upper Lip

read on20 March

Fairly heavy raids last night. A lot of bombs at Greenwich, one of them while I was talking to E over the phone. A sudden pause in the conversation and a tinkling sound:

I: “What’s that?”

E: “Only the windows falling in.”

—George Orwell, Wartime Diaries, 1941

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3 Responses to “Stiff Upper Lip”


  1. 1 nancy a June 9, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    This one’s for Old Cranky A$$ George – wherever he be : )

    In the end, he survived all The Troubles.. So shall we..

  2. 2 nancy a August 6, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    Mr. David Robert Jones sends Greetings for This Day ~


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