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The Savage God Arrives

So far my forays into the world of nonsense have dealt with works directed at an audience of children. I selected Edward Lear‘s Book of Nonsense as a starting point although I think I tried to make clear that there … Continue reading

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Jars & their Anecdotes

There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gruel, and sago; Till, much to his bliss, His physician said this – To a leg, sir, of mutton you may go from Anecdotes and Adventures of Fifteen Gentleman … Continue reading

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Nonsense

Further to the recent recipe for quince syrup cordial I am following with another recipe – this time for Gosky Patties. Take a Pig, three or four years of age, and tie him by the off hind leg to a … Continue reading

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