E-mail from "disgusted, PA"
I include the whole of an e-mail that I received from an American gentleman within the first month of Fawlty Towers existence. Readers may not be fully able to grasp whether it is for real, or an elaborate take off of a crusty old colonel from somewhere in Tunbridge Wells.
I sent a polite reply thanking him for his link. The e-mail reads:-
I am an American. An alleged friend of mine in the UK pointed out the
I assure readers this is a real e-mail, and is complete apart from the senders name, which I have removed to avoid his embarrassment. A sense of humour is a wonderful thing. I did find out one more thing about the sender from his own CV on the Internet. I quote part of it
"Politics liberal and proud of it. ......One more thing about me: I have a deep,visceral distrust of the fundamentalist, political right wing in America. If that attitude disturbs you, don't bother e-mailing me because I'd rather be in hell than spend an eternity with Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, the 700 Club and their hypocritical ilk. "
I am not sure what to make of American Liberals after that, and living in England I don't know who the 700 club, Falwell, et al are, perhaps they are the ones who will be coming to our hotel!!
And if you want to stay in a nice hotel by the sea in Cornwall, Corisande Manor Hotel, Cornwall