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, 2012

The following lettres were posted during this month:

A Desultory Fragment

Posted upon the 25th of April, 2012

The following is an entry to a competition, run by the ABC, challenging contestants to write the opening paragraph of an original mystery novel. It is presented here as a literary curiosity, being a piece by Sir Frederick containing a curiously low proportion of puns. What a strange and wonderful creature a city is. There, […]