Monday, December 3, 2012

Jane Shaw 102 & Quote of the Day

Today is Jane Shaw's 102nd birthday. Happy birthday, and thanks for the wonderful stories. Now the Quote of the Day.

Fiona gave a  hollow laugh and felt in the pocket of her dress in case some method of disguising herself might miraculously have come there. She could find only her sun-glasses, but she put them on. "I can't see a thing," she said, but felt glad, all the same, of the slight, if false, sense of security they gave her. Katherine glanced at her and began to giggle. The agent de police was almost upon them.
"What are you doing down there?' he demanded in an extremely fierce voice.
"Nothing. Nothing at all," said Fiona. Fortunately she knew the French for that.

From THE MOOCHERS ABROAD, Chapter 7, Eclairs.