Reveil, Boulevard de Clichy – Anders Zorn, 1899 Drunk on Pernod, lost to opium and thoroughly fatigued, gifting smoke rings to ungrateful stars, contemplating an interlude with an immodest, exiled Geisha touting for business somewhere along the Boulevard de Clichy, she found me; saved me. Slapped my wrists, gave me the evil eye, even had … More THE ENGLISHMAN


Had he been endowed with a shaving mirror then likely his bedraggled beard would not have housed woodlice and other isopod crustacean chums. Plainly to be the proud owner of a razor, scissors also would perhaps be an impeccable thing.  As it stood the man of just flesh, bone and an inordinate amount of facial … More SMASHED CERAMICS