You can argue about fireplaces. Jörg Kachelmann’s undifferentiated comments keep adding fuel to the fire. But they have a kernel of truth. Why our columnist is still undeterred.
When the impending gas crisis was written about in the summer, I dreaded the prospect of winter. Our old heating had failed several times before. That was very uncomfortable. That’s why we had a modern storage heater installed in the living room. Now we sit in front of it in the evening, look into the flames and enjoy the cozy warmth. It couldn’t be nicer – if it weren’t for the comments from the residents of the house.