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July tweets from London’s Singing Organ-Grinder

Posted: August 4th 2018 11:24.

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A remarkable gravestone in Waltham Forest Muslim cemetery

Posted: July 19th 2018 15:38.

If tears could build a stairway / And memories a lane, / We’d walk right up to heaven / And bring you home again.

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.

June tweets from London’s Singing Organ-Grinder

Posted: July 2nd 2018 12:35.

More barrel organ news from Hackney. Includes first posts from Top 10 Russian Football Song series.

Top 10 Russian football songs (No. 9)

Posted: June 27th 2018 15:35.

Okolofutbola ("'Round Football", ahem) by Feduk (2013), the hiphop theme of a cinematic tribute to Spartak ultras: "Stand in line with your brother and don’t take one step back / Russian brigades, like a bumper, ram our opponent." Extras: Russian footb...

When’s the cheapest time to make strawberry jam?

Posted: June 9th 2018 17:07.

Average wholesale prices, April-October 2015-2017.

Leave your city burnin like Gamera

Posted: June 7th 2018 17:24.

Stamina, blaze up your space, plus I got it on camera. Lower Clapton's wildlife and some audiovisual plans.

Leave your city burnin like Gamera

Posted: June 7th 2018 17:24.

Stamina, blaze up your space, plus I got it on camera. Lower Clapton's wildlife and some audiovisual plans.

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.

Organ-grinding tweets for January 2018

Posted: February 1st 2018 15:14.

More sofa-based antics of the Hackney street organist.

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

Thomas De Quincey on the sewers as a conduit for small boys from Winchester College to the downtown pubs

Posted: January 18th 2018 16:13.

With his guide to the Ziph language, and with the death of a Savoyard organ-grinder's white mouse, of which he was probably not the author in any sense.

What became of Christian Lehmann, pioneering Petersburg Shrovetide zookeeper, Pierrot, and showman?

Posted: January 11th 2018 23:55.

Newly uncovered evidence shows that he and his family pursued a career in London, Europe, the USA, and Australia following the fire which destroyed his Russian theatrical business in 1836. Featuring a very curious copyright case.

Organ-grinder tweets for November 2017

Posted: December 1st 2017 11:23.

More monkey mess from Homerton/Hackney.

London organ-grinder tweets for September 2017

Posted: October 1st 2017 11:54.

The French penchant for inventing things already in existence elsewhere

Posted: September 12th 2017 16:59.

François Dominique Séraphin, Bourbon favourite, began operating 15 years later than is generally thought, and, far from being the father of shadow puppetry/ombres chinoises, may have copied his techniques from an itinerant Italian or a London Alsatian. Featuring the memoirs of the valet to the later Louis XVII, early descriptions of the delights of the renovated Palais Royal (including a pygmy show), and jolly old Baron Grimm on French opera and marionettes.

Organ-grinding tweets for August 2017

Posted: September 1st 2017 09:30.

Picture-posts

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