Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The house that slept for 100 years...

There's a fascinating story on the BBC news website today - it's about a French mansion that has only just opened to the public after being kept locked up for 100 years.
The final wishes of it's owner, Louis Mantin, were that it should be turned into a museum a century after his death, like reopening a time capsule.

The house allowed Mantin to indulge his obsession with death and the passage of time; it was his way of becoming eternal through time inside the house remaining still. I wonder what they thought they might find when they opened it up?


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