S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

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  • printperson and geesepalace have safely arrived for a week's visit, although their landing was delayed by a manhole cover on the runway. The pilot had never encountered that complication before either.

  • As many other people already knew - but I did not - Charles Dickens was an avid amateur actor. The caption on a painting at the V&A of other people in Ben Jonson's Every Man in his Humour, a production that Dickens was also in, mentions this. It was hung amidst a whole collection of various actors playing various Shakespearean roles.

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  • Eurovision Entries 2017

    This year's Eurovision song contest features a ridiculously large number of videos with very gloomy visuals, some justified, some not. Over half were…

  • The start of goodbye

    I wrote this for a four-year-old, trying to minimize the amount of challenging vocabulary incorporated. Perhaps someone else out there would like…

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