Anxiety on Getting Thin

The Pooh Cookbook
Virginia H. Ellison
Illustration: Ernest H. Shepard

The Pooh Cookbook - Virginia H. Ellison - illustration: Ernest H. Shepard - cover

This is a trove of extravagant recipes: a variety of honey sauces; marmalade on a honey comb. It enticingly lists in the table of contents a recipe for getting thin. Well, it is a rather thin recipe.

The Pooh Cookbook - Virginia H. Ellison - illustration: Ernest H. Shepard - recipe for getting thin

Only a title and a blank page decorated with an illustration and a wee bit of dialogue: “‘How long does getting thin take?’ asked Pooh anxiously.” And with such a text … time stretches out.

And so for day 2870
21.10.2014

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