Rainer Tiemann

Heaven and Hell

Tim, a good friend of us, will have his sixtieth anniversary in a few days time. He still works as a priest.

Yesterday we went to the wonderful "Kö", an exclusive shopping area in Düsseldorf, looking for a funny birthday present. In one of the windows of a special shop with china goods, we saw a nice bowl with an interesting text. It might be the right choice for Tim.

And that's why we like to inform you on this choice - just to put a little smile on your face:

Heaven is where the police are British,
the cooks French,
the mechanics German,
the lovers Italian,
and it is all organised by the Swiss.

Hell is where the chefs are British,
the mechanics French,
the lovers Swiss,
the police German,
and it is all organised by the Italians.


We bought this bowl for our friend, hoping Tim would have pleasure and will smile like you do. Do you really? Or are you not a good European?

RT 2012

 

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