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, 2010

The following lettres were posted during this month:

Dandies in the Underworld and Fops in the Clouds

Posted upon the 26th of September, 2010

Here’s a curious business! A couple of months ago, a writer – Ms Baran-Unland – dropped me a line, explaining that she was working on a novel with a nineteenth-century setting – Bryony, scheduled for publication for the turn of 2011 – and was interested, for research and for the entertainment of the readers of […]

An Index of Criminality

Posted upon the 20th of September, 2010

Bugger me sideways, what have I been doing instead of posting, eh? Assembling scale models? Drinking gin from out of a scale model? Unacceptable, rubbish, rot! I have, I’m afraid, been engaged in honest toil; meaningful employment in a minor government position, in fact! I’ve joined the bowler-hatted throng of public servants, wielding umbrella and […]