Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891

Lettres

Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

The archive for October, 2010

The following lettres were posted during this month:


Euchronia, and, The Interview In Full

Posted upon the 24th of October, 2010

Heigh ho, all! If you haven’t seen it already, I have some very good news for you! Euchronia – Melbourne’s steampunk ball par excellence, whose success in its 2008 run can only be described as ‘frabjous’ – returns this year, this time transforming The Substation Arts Centre, Newport (a hair’s breadth from Newport station, on […]

Hegel: An Analogy of Hegel

Posted upon the 12th of October, 2010

Georg Hegel is very likely the world’s best-known philosopher of history (though not, if I might be candid, the world’s best philosopher of history.) Of course, in some circles, Hegel is chiefly remembered for influencing Marx… and in others, Marx is chiefly remembered for deriving from Hegel. Academia is nothing if not delightfully inconsistent, no? […]