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.

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International Dress-Up Day!

Posted upon the 13th of March, 2007

Ever-original style genius (and current Melbourne resident) Gala Darling has declared a new international celebration: International Dress-Up Day! Every month, on a chosen Saturday, everyone in the world should dress up their fanciest, following a theme, and pool their images for a global carnival of glamour and fun! This Saturday is the second i.D.U.D., and […]

Circa Nocturna Fashion Parade This Friday

Posted upon the 27th of February, 2007

This Friday, March 2nd, I shall be at the Northcote Town Hall, viewing the works of some of Melbourne’s finest independent designers. Tickets are on sale for $15 at Peril Underground, Gown of Thorns and Vicious Venus, or $20 at the door – though they’re selling out fast!. Afterwards, there shall be a celebration alongside […]

The Bohemians, a Burlesque Scene

Posted upon the 7th of February, 2007

“I am the finest poet in the world,” Leopold cried, “and I dare any of you bastards to say otherwise!” Ned replied by vomiting profligately into the water carafe. “We’ll have a poetry competition” – Leopold again – “I mean it!” “You haven’t written anything in eight months. Not since your wife left you and […]

The Sleep of Vera Produces Marvels

Posted upon the 22nd of January, 2007

The Sleep of Vera Produces Marvels. For a larger viewing, click.

Circa Nocturna Alternative Fashion Show!

Posted upon the 17th of January, 2007

Attention, residents of Colonial Capital MELBOURNE! Are you as dapper as Renoir and as maudlin as Poe? You should most certainly attend this display of the city’s best unaffiliated needlesmiths’ creations of the year! Read more about it here!

A Humble Collage

Posted upon the 10th of January, 2007

Collage, Oriental Scene with Death and Bicycles For a larger viewing, click.

Mr Slanders – Society Gossip For The New Year!

Posted upon the 1st of January, 2007

Happy new year, libel-philes! And happy it has been indeed, for those whose ability to imbibe is only outmatched by their servants’ willingness to carry them home! Mr Gregory Allegory, the American Millionaire, was of course the talk of the town, until his personal style consultants, Cedric and Ulysses Rogery, interrupted the party to claim […]

Sensational Jollies #5

Posted upon the 24th of December, 2006

“Heavens! Someone call for a doctor, right away!” “You killed him, Lucas! You killed him! You wouldn’t stop talking about that book you’ve been reading and now he’s dead!”