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Il Sole 24 ore, 5 March 2017.
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How to get a grip – scant-toed chick number twenty-one at Bowman’s Lodge (Holloway), dislodged unfledged pink & clueless – sixty-odd years on? Eye skyward, whence come fantastical figments marvellous skews that fly thin air against our limits. Flap-flap absolomly … Continue reading
Several new books by Edward Lear are now available in full online; of particular interest: Lear, Edward. A Book of Nonsense. First Edition. London: T. McLean, 1846. [Florida State University Digital Library] Lear, Edward. A Book of Nonsense. Third Edition. … Continue reading
No post today, but you’ll be able to read several special limericks starting tomorrow and for a whole week, while I’ll be having a good time in England. Meanwhile, don’t forget to check the Bicentenary Events page, which has now … Continue reading
I have just heard from Charles Lewsen that Vivien Noakes died yesterday afternoon. There is no need to empahsize how important she was, and is, to all students of Edward Lear. I’ll just say that she was always supportive and … Continue reading
The Victorian age saw a remarkable increase in the cult of personality and a consequence of this was a growing interest in collecting famous people’s autographs. An insatiable demand for historical manuscripts and celebrities’ signatures led to the creation of … Continue reading
Just a short post to see that the new blog and the RSS feeds are working properly. For information on this new (and hopefully improved) Blog of Bosh see the About page.