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 August, 2010

The following lettres were posted during this month:

The Reading of The Will

Posted upon the 20th of August, 2010

So often has it been said, and with such wisdom, that where there’s a will, there’s relations. In this case, the relation was Damien Samuel Calgary, medical student, delayed by an upset luggage cart at the station and hurrying through the slush on the solicitor’s lawn. “Germaine!” – his cousin, the sister of the deceased. […]

So, Politics

Posted upon the 8th of August, 2010

We’re having a federal election in two weeks! I’m following as much electoral news as I can stand – which isn’t terribly much; the rhetoric’s hard to stomach this year – but I don’t have a great deal to say about the whole business. The bulk of the campaign seems to be the two major […]