No Moat Possible but So What?
Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies.
- Joseph Addison
This castle could be called "Justice". But it's not perfect because getting pizza delivered could be a problem...
Where does their water come from? Where does their waste go? (one possibility for that: an Ecosan Waterless toilet system?)
Source: a bookmark purchased from The Bookshop, Librairie Anglo-Saxonne 17, rue Lakanal 31000 Toulouse
Prefer a Moat and Hate Yard Work?
Egeskov (Oak Forest) Castle on the Danish Island of Fyn (second-largest island after Zealand), in the town of Odense. The castle was built in 1554 and is still inhabited by landed nobles. The family maintains several elaborate gardens, a motorcycle museum, a car and airplane museum, a bamboo maze and a suspended walkway that runs through the forest surrounding the castle.
Egeskov at night
Source: Minneapolis-St Paul Star Tribune from the Scripps Howard News Service; the second photo is from the website www.visitfyn.com
Car for Sale - Must Pick Up
The following was an actual advertisement in an Irish newspaper...
1985 Blue Volkswagen Golf, only 15 km. Only first gear and reverse used; never driven hard, original tires, original brakes, original fuel and oil. Only one driver. Owner wishing to sell due to employment lay-off.
The ad was accompanied by this photo:
Built in the late 19th century near Yalta in the South of Crimea, Swallow's Nest is situated on a steep cliff over the sea.
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