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.

Playlist for Highly Enjoyable Wireless Entertainment Hours, 22nd of August

Penned upon the 23rd of August, 2006

Ms Judy Garland – Puttin’ On The Ritz
Flogging Molly – Devil’s Dance Floor
The Adverts – No Time To Be 21
Andrew Bird – Measuring Cups
Mr Freddy Einsford-Hill – On The Street Where You Live
Mr David Bowie – I Have Not Been To Oxford Town
Rosin Coven – March of the Proper Modern Pagan
Nouvelle Vague – Friday Night, Saturday Morning
The Pogues – 4 O’Clock in the Morning
Ms Ella Fitzgerald – It’s Too Darn Hot
The Upper Crust – Who’s Who Of Love
The Dresden Dolls – Mandy Goes To Med School
Mr John Lennon – Whatever Gets You Through The Night
Mr Tom Waits – Kommienzuspadt
Katzenjammer Kabarett – Genuine, A Fantastic Review
Mr Thomas Truax – Drifter Of The Mind
Firewater – The Man On The Burning Tightrope
Gilbert and Sullivan – Never Mind The Why And Wherefore
The Decemberists – I Was Meant For The Stage
Mr Michael Flanders and Mr Donald Swann – Paris
Mr Fred Astaire – The Way You Look Tonight
Ms Marlene Dietrich – Cabaret
The Clash – Charlie Don’t Surf
Mr Noel Coward – His Excellency Regrets
Sleater-Kinney – Words and Guitar
Ms Nina Hagen – Fever
Gogol Bordello – Start Wearing Purple
Ms Jill Tracy – Extraordinary
Mr Cab Calloway – A Chicken Ain’t Nothin’ But A Bird

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