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, 2010

The following lettres were posted during this month:

The Ossuarial Odium of Nicholas of Myra

Posted upon the 30th of December, 2010

Like a (SIMILE EXPUNGED), Christmas has come and gone, and I’m left slightly stunned by the usual madness, though not entirely without goodwill to all. One thing I have been wondering – and will probably wonder forever more – is why there’s so little attention to the legendry behind the holiday. There’s the standard children’s […]

On the Kingdom of Life

Posted upon the 26th of December, 2010

“DUDLEY-PIKESTAFF: Sir Mayn- Sir- the most unexpected discovery, I mean, the balance of powers, the theological implications alone! The Monarch, and the pirates; the w-w-worst excesses of the Civil War did not..!” If you’ve been reading Po’Boy and following the adventures of that disquieted diplomatic, Terrence Dudley-Pikestaff, then you’ll know he’s just made the most […]