The Empty Wine Bottle…

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Cool article on a writer’s life via The Wit of the Staircase, Theresa Duncan.

Nothing so lovely as a tree…

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“…humans and woods are ancient partners of linked origins,

and could be so again…”

More here

via The Wit of the Staircase

Only A God or A Woman…

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“The Koh-i-Noor diamond was mined in India in around 1100 and probably originated from Golconda in the southern region of Andhra Pradesh. The shape and size of a small hen’s egg, the diamond attained a sinister mystique…

continued here

Random post from The Wit of the Staircase by Theresa Duncan

Chimney Sweeping…

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The symptoms of Bertha Pappenheim and the explication of memories or “the talking cure” in psychology…

via: The Wit of the Staircase

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Myomancy…

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Myomancy…divination by the movements of mice…

The Wit of the Staircase
(post December 28, 2006)