Notebook

Outside my work the thing I care most about is gardening, especially vegetable gardening. I like English cookery and English beer, French red wines, Spanish white wines, Indian tea, strong tobacco, coal fires, candle light and comfortable chairs. I dislike big towns, noise, motor cars, the radio, tinned food, central heating and “modern” furniture. My wife’s tastes fit in almost perfectly with my own.

George Orwell, in a note written for “Twentieth Century Authors”, 1940. From Michael Shelden’s “Orwell: The Authorised Biography”.

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