Like I say - that's the Victorians for you. And this guy, the Marquis of Bute, was one of the richest men in the world at the time. Coal and steel were the oil of the time and people like him were like the oil sheiks in Saudi Arabia as far as wealth was concerned.Tiffany wrote:I've got a post card of the original Cardiff Castle, Tony. I didn't know someone had altered it! It must have cost a bomb to re-build it. I really am surprised he was allowed to do that.
It comes under the heading of an "Anti-Crime" according to the Companion. It's mentioned in Reaper man.Dotsie wrote:Looking again at the title of the thread, didn't a whirlwind break in somewhere on Discworld & redecorate? In an alternate universe scenario? Or have I been eating cheese before bedtime again?
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