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, 2009

The following lettres were posted during this month:

Beauty is Life on the Birrarung

Posted upon the 24th of December, 2009

The 20th was our semi-anniversary (our sixmonthniversary, as we’ve taken to calling it,) and, while we did amuse ourselves in the evening by reading of gifting traditions (the wiki claims that the 13th anniversary is the barometer anniversary. Barometers? Really?) our celebrations of the day were directed elsewhere. The star of the day was Katie […]

Whither FrillyShirt?

Posted upon the 10th of December, 2009

What’s he up to, this so-called Chooky-man? Where are our preposterous Victorian witticisms? All fair questions, and I’ll answer them thus: we’re moving house! Relocating, pulling up stumps and moving all our furniture into the pavilion. So, I’m a trifle indisposed of. On the plus side, though, I did pick up a new suite of […]