The Cuttlefish cut through the waters of Carissa’s Point and directed its bow towards London. Mr Porter, propped against a packing-crate, snored loud enough to drown out the engine, while his children attended to the tiller with wordless efficiency. Doctor Taupe-Wainscot recalled their previous voyage, and the sinister ship that had followed them along the […]
Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.
The archive for August, 2015
The following lettres were posted during this month:
Posted upon the 29th of August, 2015
Posted upon the 4th of August, 2015
In what might very loosely be considered a tribute to the continuing centenary of the Great War, I’ve been investigating a couple of examples of puzzling phraseology that have both been attributed to that era. First, that well-known American children’s song, “Do Your Ears Hang Low.” Some trace the lyrics back to soldiers’ songs of […]