Wednesday, August 31, 2011
More on the ‘corrupted’ nation
"They are a national sport, an unhealthy obsession, guaranteed to lift newspaper sales and warm up the most icy dinner-party conversation: I refer, of course, to Britainâ€™s house prices. Napoleonâ€™s nation of shopkeepers has indeed become a nation of homeowners, every one of us determined to acquire a slice of Eden to call our own. But thereâ€™s trouble in paradise."