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 January, 2012

The following lettres were posted during this month:

In Defence of Childish Things

Posted upon the 31st of January, 2012

There’s a passage from the Bible which I’ve been pondering lately – the one that runs something like “when I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” I’m not in the best position […]


Posted upon the 10th of January, 2012

Has your bookmaker stopped returning your calls, and your bank started returning your cheques? Do the tradesmen who once fixed your Daimler now only fix you with a steely glare? Is the bulk of your ancestral estate entailed to an elderly Scottish Fold from Ipswich? Have you, in essence, not got a bean to call […]