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

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:


Swallow's Nest

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.
Source:  More photos of this castle can be found there...

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