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 August, 2006

The following lettres were posted during this month:


A Letter To The Editor & A Letter From The Editor

Posted upon the 6th of August, 2006

From the desk of Brigadier-General Mortimer “Ol’ Jaundicedâ€� Shepstone, for the attention of the probable somdomites at FRILLYSHIRT. Dear Sir, The state of the Empire is appalling, abominable and, to a Bovril War veteran such as myself, simply disappointing. Not sixty years ago I fought to protect Britain from the threat of Ukrainian small-croppers residing […]

Thoughts of a Romantic Scientist.

Posted upon the 3rd of August, 2006

Crossposted from Not Frillyshirt. Where once my wit, perchance, hath shone, In aid of others’ let me shine; And when, alas !  our brains are gone, What nobler substitute than wine ?   Quaff while thou canst: another race, When thou and thine, like me, are sped, May rescue thee from earth’s embrace, And rhyme […]

Playlist for Highly Enjoyable Wireless Entertainment Hours, 1st of August

Posted upon the 1st of August, 2006

The Upper Crust – Little Rickshaw Boy Mr Tom Waits – Poor Edward Peeps Nake Mason – Vampyre Lullabye Mr Jason Webley – May Day The Dresden Dolls – My Alcoholic Friends Mr Louis Armstrong – A Kiss To Build A Dream On Nouvelle Vague – Too Drunk To Fuck Ms Marlene Dietrich – Lili […]