A double reflection makes up the man who was born on the thirteenth day of the moon, lost his
throne on the thirteenth day of the moon, and fought the battle of Waterloo on the thirteenth day of the moon:
I wonder if Josephine’s astrological babblings didn’t cause Napoleon’s natural military interest in the moon to be unduly romanticised.
- In the highest heavens trombones sound
On earth things are not quite so fine.
- The secret life of organ-grinders
Speculation in French revolutionary fiduciary currency, the murder of the great British ballad-singer, & a revised date (1802) for the start
- Wanted: 150-year-old palmist
I think I can show that the term guiri is traceable to Semitic roots, and I will do at some stage,
- Portuguese in WWI
Via après moi, le déluge, the online collection of the Portuguese National Library, with yet another interface to learn. (Why don’t
Low, horizontal view into a shop window just up from Mokkabon, with a serendipitous reflection of the façade of the building