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Extraterrestrial Cosmopolitan

The night smells like
burnt almonds,
as I walk the city sidewalk
looking for my blind monkey.

I own a sightless chimp named Somber
he wears a ruby red ring… 75 more words


A Village Without Time

This is from the introduction to Primo Levi’s ‘If Not Now, When?’

“In my village there weren’t many clocks. One on the church steeple, but it had stopped years and years ago, maybe during the revolution. 151 more words


It's Official! & Hermit Crabs have more options than they used to.

At long last, I am happy to say that I have just signed the lease on a new space. There’s lots to do before moving in – painting, lights, electrical, etc. 108 more words


Fireworks & Diplomacy

On 15 April 1785 James Hanna sailed the 60 ton brig the Sea Otter from Macao heading for Nootka. This was the first non-Russian ship known to head for the North Pacific to collect sea otter pelts. 113 more words

Real Life

An Irish Clock

John Wesley was with his brother Charles, the founder of Methodism, but he is les well known for his interest in technology and science. This is from his journal. 172 more words

Real Life

Good Advice

This is from a book on old clocks:

Under or above the dial of the parish clock of Market Harborough in Leicestershire appears the excellent injunction “Begone about your business”. 6 more words


Submariner x NATO


Rolex Submariner Ref. 16610 x Hodinkee Nato Strap