Archive for December, 2011

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Open Doors

My friend Barnaby Richards has just started a new weekly webcomic. The site is called anopendoorquietly. If the new project turns out to be even a quarter as wonderful as his weekly Postcards from Cosmo were on Trapped By Monsters, then the world is in for a treat. A Letter for Florence starts here. If, […]

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Sunday, December 4th, 2011

The Night Watch

On my first, daylight visit to Asakusa I was short of time, the rain was slashing down and the place was packed. My second was much nicer. The crowds were almost gone, so the souvenir and snack shops of Nakamise Street were closing up… …but in their night-time lighting the temple buildings… …looked magical. This, […]

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Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Indeed / In Chambers

My thanks to my friend the formidable James N. for making me grin with this: I might fault the extra ‘i’ in ‘Moriarty’ but with the rest I only heartily concur: it may well be that behind Chuck Norris‘ beard there is another fist, but in terms of miles covered and enemies suavely bested Peter […]

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