The blog will now be devoted not to boat building but to my 82-year-old Vertue, Sally II, now undergoing a well needed refit at Johnson & Loftus in Ullapool (and gliding...)

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

(Slightly non-PC) Observation for the Day (but it was written BC)

Who wishes to give himself an abundance of expense let him equip these two things: a yacht and a woman. For nothing involves more expense, if you have begun to fit them out. Nor are these two things ever sufficiently adorned, nor is any excess of adornment enough for them.

                                                        Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254 BC – 184 BC)

Now, where's the Gael Force catalogue...

PS And welcome Thomas Armstrong, 26th follower.

1 comment:

  1. Though it may not be totally pc, this sentiment has a ring of truth.