Tag Archives: Animals

1936: Then It Will Be Over

Here we are, alone again. It’s all so slow, so heavy, so sad … I’ll be old soon. Then at last it will be over. So many people have come into my room. They’ve talked. They haven’t said much. They’ve … Continue reading

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2010: Runaway

Aubrey Longley-Cook: Runaway (2010); Longley-Cook’s blog is here.

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1890: Seagulls

Max Jensen: Seagulls over the Waves; I made up the date.

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1910: Definition

Eervar; the last pig in a litter. This bonnive [sucking-pig] being usually very small and hard to keep alive is often given to one of the children for a pet; and it is reared in great comfort in a warm … Continue reading

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1821: In Life the Firmest Friend

From a letter written by Percy Bysshe Shelley to Thomas Love Peacock, August 1821: Lord Byron gets up at two. I get up, quite contrary to my usual custom…at twelve. After breakfast, we sit talking till six. From six till … Continue reading

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1973: Literature

Nick Cardy: From Beyond the Unknown Vol. 1 #23 (August, 1973)

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1690: Dance of the Rats

Ferdinand Van Kessel: The Dance of the Rats (1690)

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