Sunday, October 4, 2009
Phoney Housing Market and False Hopes
"....this optimism reminds me of the final scenes of Blackadder Goes Forth, when the boys are standing in the trench ready to go over the top and the guns suddenly stop firing. For a moment they think the war is over, and Captain Kevin Darling announces, "Thank God, we lived through it, the Great War 1914 to 1917". The truth is that what we are seeing now is a phoney housing market, a false hope like that experienced by poor old Captain Darling. "