I had a wonderful time last night at the Hackney Picturehouse, and humbly submit that it’s more satisfying than the original. Qs:
- Am I the only person to whom it appears that the plot morphs into Mary Shelley’s Transformation?
- Is there a soundtrack credit list somewhere so I can nick the party song (& particularly the lyrics) for the barrel organ? If the lead singer’s wig is surplus to reqs then I’d love that too…
- We’ve got a winner!
Sorry to break my normal Dutch–Catalan–English flow, but this is important: we’ve got a winner for the cowbike drawing competition! The winning
- Marsh-drowned treasures
Nick Lloyd writes that The legend of “El bruel“, which refers to a strange mournful bellow that echoed over the lakes, is
- D’oc, d’oïl, de sí, d’ok
Someone just quoted me a bit of Clément Marot I didn’t know (OK, let’s be honest: I’d didn’t even know Marot): En
- Christmas carousels
Impossible automata for my street organ this holiday season. Featuring Georg Büchner, Ignaz Bruder, German Christmas pyramids, dancing Hasidim, Lieutenant Kijé
- The Sultan’s organ, and other stuff
There’s a good organ miscellania page here. The Sultan and I anecdote was one of the few useful pieces of information