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August’s tweets from London’s Singing Organ-Grinder

Posted: September 9th 2018 22:49.

Bit late. Twitter trouble.

July tweets from London’s Singing Organ-Grinder

Posted: August 4th 2018 11:24.

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In the footsteps of Spartacus

Posted: July 25th 2018 16:32.

A self-guided walk from Ciampino Airport to Rome along the Appian Way.

In the footsteps of Spartacus

Posted: July 25th 2018 16:32.

A self-guided walk from Ciampino Airport to Rome along the Appian Way.

Wilful mondegreens from the popular repertoire

Posted: July 22nd 2018 11:30.

Lionel Richie opens a butchery in Bradford, while Frank Sinatra with the Count Basie Orchestra refuse to sell a raspberry ripple to the Archbishop of Canterbury in Jerusalem. With a generational categorisation of Millennials.

Wilful mondegreens from the popular repertoire

Posted: July 22nd 2018 11:30.

Lionel Richie opens a butchery in Bradford, while Frank Sinatra with the Count Basie Orchestra refuse to sell a raspberry ripple to the Archbishop of Canterbury in Jerusalem. With a generational categorisation of Millennials.

The true origins of an 18th century tomb inscription at Zennor, Penwith, Cornwall

Posted: July 15th 2018 14:18.

"'Tis glorious misery to be born a man," generally taken to refer to a hen-pecked husband, is in fact a misquotation of verse by the 17th century Romford and London poet, Francis Quarles, dealing with human mortality.

Etymology of Trippier

Posted: July 4th 2018 12:32.

Goatherd vs tripe merchant.

Etymology of Trippier

Posted: July 4th 2018 12:32.

Goatherd vs tripe merchant.

When’s the cheapest time to make strawberry jam?

Posted: June 9th 2018 17:07.

Average wholesale prices, April-October 2015-2017.

Singing Organ-Grinder tweets for April

Posted: May 1st 2018 23:02.

Cranking it up along the River Lea.

Organ-grinding tweets for March 2018

Posted: April 3rd 2018 15:02.

The latest barrel organ news from Hackney, London.

How to perform El retablo de Maese Pedro/de la libertad de Melisendra in Don Quixote with one puppeteer and a narrator

Posted: February 4th 2018 14:49.

Whether Cervantes saw it or not, it is possible as he describes.

How to perform El retablo de Maese Pedro/de la libertad de Melisendra in Don Quixote with one puppeteer and a narrator

Posted: February 4th 2018 14:49.

Whether Cervantes saw it or not, it is possible as he describes.

The secret life of organ-grinders

Posted: January 31st 2018 15:21.

Speculation in French revolutionary fiduciary currency, the murder of the great British ballad-singer, & a revised date (1802) for the start of the supposedly post-Napoleonic emigration of Italian puppeteers & organ-grinders

Spanish customs

Posted: September 8th 2012 23:09. Last modified: September 8th 2012 23:27

As viewed from a Hampshire country pub.

Garzón and the Batman theory of justice

Posted: April 13th 2010 13:34. Last modified: April 14th 2010 11:44

The relative awfulness of, and defining differences between, English and Spanish justice.

Spanish, most popular elective extra-curricular language in English higher education

Posted: April 7th 2010 13:36.

Now ahead of French, while German is being overtaken by Chinese.

The right and the wrong type of snow, according to Avicenna, Aristotle and Plutarch

Posted: February 11th 2010 00:19. Last modified: February 11th 2010 07:40

With an excerpt from a plea for more state funding by the Bostonian Western Rail-road, in which we are given to understand that snow is not necessarily a bad thing.

Portrait of the artist as a jam-jar

Posted: January 19th 2010 08:05. Last modified: January 19th 2010 08:06

And of a great British pub landlord, Juan from Málaga.

Picture-posts

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