(Quite forgot to post this on his day of birth and even yesterday…)

“I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours” (quote from Idle thoughts of and idle fellow

English author and humourist Jerome K (Klapka) Jerome born (meanwhile two days ago) May 2nd 1859 was best known for his comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat (1887) 

For this work he got inspiration by his honeymoon with “Ettie” which took place on the Thames “in a little boat. As soon as they returned from their honeymoon, Jerome started writing Three Men in a Boat .


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