European Diary

Memoirs of a Bridegroom

In one of his essays Orwell calculated how many pairs of silk stockings were equivalent to the labor that went into the making of a bombing plane, but what concerned me was that the silk stockings my fiancée showed no signs of coveting cost the equivalent of 28 tins of Portuguese sardines.

Andrei Navrozov

Andrei Navrozov is European editor for Chronicles.

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