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 May, 2008

The following lettres were posted during this month:

There Is No Man Burlier!

Posted upon the 31st of May, 2008

Burly-Man tea shirts are now available, in chaps’ and ladies’ sizes! Which would the defender of the night himself wear? It is not clear. But it is clear that you should get one, and you can do so here (for Burly-Men) and here (for Burly-Women.)

Shame Shoutfit Never Took Off…

Posted upon the 22nd of May, 2008

Hello, gang. Not terribly great news from my end, I’m afraid. Between illness in the family and a thesis proposal to work on, I’ve had precious little time to give you the entertaining content you deserve. The best I can offer for now is the products of some amusing little outfit-assembling websites, working with precreated […]

On the Doors of Perception

Posted upon the 14th of May, 2008

I don’t often post my more academic pieces here – I like to keep FrillyShirt fairly accessible as a journal, plus I’m rather protective of my in-depth work before it’s extremely polished. I will, though, share a ponderable poser which has emerged in my continuing history studies: is it possible for the self to become […]

Wedding Plans

Posted upon the 6th of May, 2008

We’re planning a wedding! We’re planning our wedding. I’ll spare you the grisly details of catering plans and decorative flans, such as we’ve been inflicting on our families – but I will take the opportunity to babble on about our proposed venue! In fact, I’ve mentioned it before – Villa Alba, a Victorian house I […]