Month: September 2012

  • Under the Moons of Mars

    I’ve just got back from a trip to Moscow and was planning to write a few posts on some of the things I found there; especially the wonderful Symbolist Art of Nicholas Roerich. Then Curiosity sent back one of the most amazing space photos I’ve seen. It’s not much to look at, but for anyone […]

  • A medieval purse

    Many years ago I bought a facsimile leather late medieval wallet and coin purse from the Louvre shop in Charles de Gaulle airport. The wallet was useless. When you closed it up all your ducats fell out, but the purse was brilliant. Fill it full of coins and it was ideal for tossing onto a […]