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 September, 2009

The following lettres were posted during this month:

Birthdays and books, or, Wear thimbles as shoes!

Posted upon the 29th of September, 2009

Heigh ho! It’s I, your charmingly hirsute correspondent here. First order of business is some very important news for you all: it’s Ms Merah’s birthday today! Happy birthday to her, happy birthday to her, it’s her birthday today, la la la hurrah! Now, I’m sure you’re wondering, “what’s this nonsense about lacing up a pair […]

The Terror of London!

Posted upon the 18th of September, 2009

I love a good mystery – Ms Merah will attest to my Sherlock Holmes mania – but the most fascinating cases are those which actually happened. A lot of people have a favourite mystery – they make good stories to tell and re-tell, meaning that writers and such will pick them up as inspiration, spreading […]

Testing yon Word-Pressing Engine

Posted upon the 14th of September, 2009

Greetings, gentle folk! Fret ye not, ’tis is merely the master artificer performing a thrice-decadely regalvanising of this fine publishing contraption.

Em n’Em n’Em

Posted upon the 1st of September, 2009

I’m just about to walk out the door to get some lunch, and I thought I would share some of my thoughts on food with you before I go! I’m a vegetarian, see – and I avoid leather where practical – for a variety of reasons, none of which make for terribly gripping reading. I’m […]