Day: September 2, 2016

Mad, bad and dangerous to know

Originally posted on Stepping Stones:
Nice lads. (Found at Matt Fradd) Well. I’ve been trying to write the same post since April 2015, and it might (just) be about to be writ… or not… so a little preamble might be in order. I was at work. The phone rang. It was the wife. She immediately went on a rambling explanation about two clean-cut young…

French Postcards 11: knock, knock…

Knock-knock-knock-knock-knock… Pierre-Paul Riquet was having a bad night, as he tossed and turned… Louis XIV was his patron, although he doubted even the Sun King’s sponsorship would alleviate his growing debts – debts that had now risen to a level he knew he would never be able to repay. It was all down to an obsession, no, the obsession – to connect the waters … Read More French Postcards 11: knock, knock…

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