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I snapped this picture of a sink at a pub back in May. Wikipedia tells me that there is no correlation to the slang word crap and Thomas Crapper, inventor of water closet improvements and the floating ballcock. The similarities between his name and the euphemism are completely coincidental.

Thomas Crapper and Company

I guess this is the same as someone named John Singer growing up to be a musician. Some things are just your destiny.

I’m grateful for his inventions, even if its provided him with a legacy I wouldn’t particularly want to have. I wonder if he would mind or if he’d be proud.

We seem to have very little control over these things. You have to work hard at something to achieve, but you don’t always get to choose your genius. All one can do is focus and channel  effort. In the end we have little control over our creativity. If you manage to catch opportunity and inspiration at the same time, it would just be wrong not to take it.

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