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 April, 2011

The following lettres were posted during this month:

Who Is On First

Posted upon the 21st of April, 2011

Twotifort: I say I say now, Onestable, it was sure bally-bolly-jolly nice of you to purchase for me this American baseball team. Onestable: Absodandy my pleasure, Twotifort, old egg! Have you acquainted yourself with the players yet? Two: I haven’t had the opportunity, worst luck! Might you be kind enough to run me through the […]

Hubris’ Seasonal Japes

Posted upon the 1st of April, 2011

Reginald, Lord Hubris, is not immune to the appeal of touch-and-go jocularity, though he does prefer to perpetrate his gags on any day but this, so as not to give his victim any advance warning. As a graduate of the English public school system, one might suspect him of favouring simple shocks, of the adder-in-the-bedclothes, […]