"As today is Wednesday, the 2nd of October, I shall be due in London in this very room of the Reform Club, on Saturday, the 21st of December, at a quarter before nine p.m.; or else the twenty thousand pounds, now deposited in my name at Baring's, will belong to you, in fact and in right, gentlemen. Here is a cheque for the amount." __Jules Verne, Around the World in 80 Days [Credit -Waltham Traveler antique pocket watch]
Sunday Sweets: Around the World in 80 Days — Cake Wrecks
In 1873, Jules Verne published Around the World in 80 Days , the story of Phileas Fogg and his attempt to circumnavigate the globe to win a bet. Now, we can accomplish the same feat in just over two days, with another couple of days added in to get through airport security. (Well, I always manage
Hartford'sÂ most affordable and intimateÂ professionalÂ theater, Playhouse on Park isÂ nestled on Park Road inÂ West Hartford, where the parking is free, theÂ actors are right off Broadway andÂ theÂ back row isÂ just four seats from the stage.