Monthly Archives: April 2013

  1. Alberto Santos-Dumont, Dirigibles and Dinosaurs


    25/04/2013 by noonobservation

    I have recently become enamoured of the dirigible – that evolutionary dinosaur of aviation. Like the diplodocus, dirigibles were huge, slow, difficult to …
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  2. Madame de Pompadour’s Tips on How to Keep your Man


    05/04/2013 by noonobservation

    A birthday, absurd levels of drinking, and my pathetic attempts to buy a larger house to keep my books in …
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