Time, what can you tell me about it?

Something we want more of it that's for sure. Some are good at managing it and some are not. Could you imagine what life is like without able to know "what is time it?" The train will arrive late. Santa Claus will not deliver your presents on time. Nowadays, we have laptop, clock on the walk, our iphone to tell us time.

Here is a true story, a woman selling time for living. Between 1836 and 1940, Ruth Belville, also known as the Greenwich Time Lady, was a businesswoman from London. She, her mother Maria Elizabeth, and her father John Henry, sold people the time. This was done by setting a watch to Greenwich Mean Time, as shown by the Greenwich clock, and then selling people the time by letting them look at their watch - reference wikipedia.

So, next time someone ask you "what is it?". It'll cost you.

See here: Ruth Belville - the Greenwich Time Lady written by David Rooney

My pick for today, a modern cuckoo clock by Albero.

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