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 December, 2007

The following lettres were posted during this month:

I Have Hair

Posted upon the 19th of December, 2007

Do you have hair? Yes? No? Either way, get yourself down to The LockWorks! The LockWorks on Little Collins St offer cuts, styles, colours, all kinds of extensions – I’m fairly sure they could install a small aviary or a steam-powered cannon which exclusively targets evangelists for quite a reasonable fee. They also have some […]

Belated Reviews

Posted upon the 17th of December, 2007

In the spirit of Films I Personally Enjoyed (Even If Others Didn’t) I thought share some reviews of releases which have been out for quite a while – call them rereviews, if you like, or just call me late to the party. As these are old releases (generally just hitting the weekly shelves,) I shan’t […]

A Duo of Decembery Dotpoints!

Posted upon the 10th of December, 2007

A set of Summertime surmises! – This holiday season, an excellent choice for a gift would be something sincere, personal and heartfelt. And you could wrap it in one of these tea shirts! – A follow-up to the detectives: I investigated “Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened” and it’s really, amazingly bad. The script reads like Jane […]

On Detectives

Posted upon the 6th of December, 2007

I love mysteries. I can’t get enough of them. I never figure them out before the end, of course – the only one I ever did was ‘The Valley of Fear’ and that was because it was really terrible. No, I just like seeing the clues pile up and marvelling at the cleverness of the […]