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.


Penned upon the 22nd of October, 2006

After two years of boundlessly popular Baroque Punk, Sir Frederick Chook’s Highly Enjoyable Wireless Entertainment Hours is coming to an end. This is due, alas, to the cessation of broadcasting at SubFM following the student union’s right to collect funds from the student body being abolished by the Liberal Party government’s recent Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory Up-front Student Union Fees) Bill. It’s not the end of the world, certainly, but this Tuesday, pretend it is anyway and tune in to the Apocalypse Party, with two hours of Highly Enjoyable songs about armageddon and nothing but armageddon! Click below for details.

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  1. Cornelius Hemingway (Ret.) was heard to remark,

    Upon the 23rd of October, 2006 at 12:49 am,

    Good Heavens lad, and I thought it was just Blighty sounding the alarm!
    I’ll get the old Messcherschmidt I stole from the Hun going and I’ll be round quick as quiver.

  2. Barnaby Cruxton-Smythe was heard to remark,

    Upon the 23rd of October, 2006 at 1:03 am,

    My word, I’ve never heard anything so outrageously scandalous- the fellows at the club will be positively livid!
    Well there’s only one thing for it, I’ll send round a card for everyone to sign- heaven knows you need the support.
    Consider the boys and I official Apocalypsees, and we shall see to it that the legend never dies.

  3. Sir Frederick Chook was heard to remark,

    Upon the 23rd of October, 2006 at 2:15 am,

    Economic rationalism, I tell you. It’s not every day one is rationalised out of existence. Unless one is the Ghost of Ghosts Past, or something like that. Credit to the Admiral for that line, too. But rationality, I tell you! Dreadful stuff and I’ll have nothing to do with it.

  4. simon was heard to remark,

    Upon the 27th of October, 2006 at 1:19 am,

    Your show and similar presentations from other independent and life loving students was what made the position at sub a pleasure for me. Good fortune and good heart to you sir and oh, the wife would like to say she ‘”loves your pages”.


  5. Sir Frederick Chook was heard to remark,

    Upon the 27th of October, 2006 at 11:34 am,

    Too kind! It was a joy and an honour to play at Sub, thanks to your hard work and passion for the station. I hope to work with you again in future, and my best regards to your wife!

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