Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891


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

The archive for August, 2005

The following lettres were posted during this month:


Posted upon the 30th of August, 2005

Listen ye closely to Sir Frederick Chook’s Highly Enjoyable Wirless Entertainment Hours (here) this coming Thursday (1/9), for there will be many piratical (pirate-like) happenings! Admiral ShareAll TurnHer shall be joining Sir Frederick Chook for no less (or more) than one-hundred-twenty minutes of solid shanties sung by scallywags!

Editorial Half-Hols

Posted upon the 27th of August, 2005

This publication, and all Intern-Netly contact with its editor, shall be on a short hiatus pending relocation of our presses. Expect a full report within the coming week.

Shalark and azam! My Nineteenth Show.

Posted upon the 25th of August, 2005

25th August 1885. “Sir Frederick Chook’s Nineteenth Highly Enjoyable Wireless Entertainment Hours” My theme for this show is trust. Trust and the restorative virtues of Wilsonia Magnetic Corsetry. 4Skins – Clockwork Skinhead The Specials – (Dawning Of A) New Era Pogues – I’m A Man You Don’t Meet Everyday Pinkerton Thugs – For The Warriors […]

Not everything personal is political

Posted upon the 22nd of August, 2005

ACTIVIST GUILT: The nagging notion that because you occasionally participate in autocratic free-market right wing consumerist neo-fascist viral meme-perpetuating suppression rituals (ie, eat takeaway, buy from a shop, listen to nonpolitical music), the revolution is irrevocably delayed.

Sir Frederick Chook’s Highly Enjoyable Wireless Entertainment Hour

Posted upon the 21st of August, 2005

Tally-ho, Wireless Phonograph Fans! Reviewing my Library, I did discover the recorded Play-lists of my Wireless Program (which you can hear every Thursday from Four until Six pm, here!). Though there are a few gaps, they are quite, quite readable at this location!


Posted upon the 17th of August, 2005

The sound of my footsteps, and a dry plant as I brush against it. The perfect blue of the evening sky.

A Very Interesting Holiday

Posted upon the 7th of August, 2005

Or, Sir Frederick Return’d From Inspecting Potential Country Estate What ho, all. Sir Frederick here, accompanied by Admiral Shareall TurnHer. At last we present the report of our travels, headlong into the irresistable orbit. It all started back when, with a PLAN. A plan to escape the bitter, glumdrurious (this is a word I Invented […]