Passage of the Day: Marguerite de Navarre “The Heptameron”; Puffery

“So Simontaut began: ‘People who are used to residing at court or in the big towns have such a good opinion of (their own) cleverness that they think everyone else is nothing compared to them. It does not however (follow) that there are not always plenty of clever cunning people in all countries and all walks of life.  But because those who think they’re the world’s cleverest are so puffed up. One gets much more fun from laughing at them when they make some mistake…..”

Published by Robert K Sephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food and drink, travel, and lifestyle issues. He is one of the few non-national writers to be certified as a wine specialist by the Society of Wine Educators, in Washington, DC. Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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