Dr. Bland, the pathologist, was a dry man but an enthusiast.
LoL. I've been tempted to quote so many parts of the book. I've basically been giggling all the way through this so far. It's delicious.
It's also perfect for a Saturday that has seen fog and incessant rain all day. Thankfully there are books and tea. One of my local tea & coffee merchants has started a Bad Weather Tea, and I've been enjoying that one very much today.