Heart of Grass

  • 2007-11-30
Talk about being at the centre of Europe is commonplace. But when Lithuanians say it, they really mean it… What do you do if you want to promote yourself as a tourist destination but don’t have anything likely to be of the remotest interest to people? Well, as the Scots living around Loch Ness will tell you, you make up a good reason – even if it doesn’t really exist! Better still, you get the French to make up a reason for you. Not only does this make it look like you’re not trying to pull a fast one by promoting your own pitch, it means that French intellectuals can indulge...
 
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