According to Harold Camping, aUSpreacher who says the world is going to end on May 21, at 7pm to be precise… is that Asian/Aussie time? or African time? or American time? as I’d like to do some final shopping on Saturday morning if possible!! – Jan van Dyk.
So, if all I have to look forward to is the end* of the world, it seems better to look backwards …
On this day in 1799 French author Honore de Balzac was born. Balzac would lock himself away during creative bursts, drinking coffee and eating only fruit and eggs.When he finally took a break, he was known to consume huge quantities of food.One report recalls that at the Véry restaurant he ate “a hundred Ostend oysters, twelve cutlets of salt-meadow mutton, a duck with turnips, two partridges and a Normandy sole,” not to mention the desserts, fruit and liqueurs he also consumed. – source foodreference.com
Far too rich for my tastes, I think I’ll settle for a couple of simple sardines and a nice chunk of crusty bread.
Have a super weekend and – if all hell breaks loose – I’ll see you all for a party in heaven tomorrow night. Look out for me, I’ll be the one in the red suede shoes.
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