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Monday, 8 June 2015
The Hole in the Zero
“We aren’t going to get through,” said Kraag. “No,” said Paradine, rising to his feet. Merganser began to laugh uncont...
The Centauri Device
Well, there's always a plus side. I'm in hospital again, and a bit stuck for reading. But among the books in Richard's Room, t...
Saturday, 6 June 2015
Apart from that, how did you enjoy the visit?
Sorry, but I keep finding Blackgang Chine out-takes. This one's from The Quiver and a serialised inspirational novel Borne Back , by ...
Friday, 5 June 2015
When London meets Japan
The author Douglas Sladen - writer of the May 1895 Windsor Magazine piece "Odd Scenes in Japanese Streets" - rang bells, thoug...
Further to Blossoms from a Japanese Garden (5 June 2015), I just had to check the context on this one. What exactly was an Amè-ya , the v...
Blossoms from a Japanese Garden
Blossoms from a Japanese Garden by Mary Fenollosa: cover image found during a quick camera purge.
Thursday, 4 June 2015
The Reades' ministry: Blackgang and Punrooty
Another Blackgang, Isle of Wight, story: "Mr. Charles Reid, at Blackgang, in the Isle of Wight, is indefatigable in calling the si...
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
At a Month's End: part 3
Continuing with part 3 of At a Month's End : leaves from the diary of a man of the time , told in three parts in London Society magaz...
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
An Episode at Blackgang Chine
A purge of 'out-takes' from a recent post series - see Blackgang Chine, March 2015 - finds this rather static romance story in an...
Monday, 1 June 2015
At a Month's End: part 2
Continuing with part 2 of At a Month's End : leaves from the diary of a man of the time , told in three parts in London Society magaz...
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