Archive by Author | hungdrawnandcultured

Vancouver mansion, partially modelled on Versailles, with 12 bathrooms, sells for $42m.

Even Louis 14th couldn’t afford that amount of toilet paper.

Habeas corpus. Monty Python’s Dead Parrot sketch is often invoked when cracking legal nuts.

Ward Branch is the latest Judge to quote the sketch while okaying a case against a misleading product.

Unhenged. “Tunnel the road underneath. Of course!”

“What could possibly go wrong?”

“Strong leadership is the yeast that lifts the mattress of dough, the magic sauce, the ketchup of catch-up.”

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Churchill.

Bolsonaro hiccups: A little Gripewater perhaps.

..or a heavy thump on the back.

The sugared words of abandonment.

The inadequacy of shock and awe.

Louis Andriessen,1939-1st July,2021. Outstanding composer.

The most influential Dutch composer of his generation.

A Kiss on which a scandal dangles..

The Health Minister undone by transgressing Social Distancing rules, Matt Hancock, is chastised by Caroline Slocock, ex private secretary to Margaret Thatcher.,

Whither America? Political Paralysis,Church churlishness.

The Government looks after the People, the Church looks after it”s flock.