A ChangeA gruesome tale exemplifying how abruptly and totally “isms” can affect hard-working people’s lives.
Thrill of ChristmasA highly topical mini-drama illustrating circumstances that can make it advisable to skip a holiday. Involves yoga, artificial fragrances, and liquor.
The RoomA short account of a remarkable and eerie episode that took place in a tenement building nearby. Related with minute faithfulness to truth and detail.
The Good DeedA most peculiar festive anecdote, recounted with all due faithfulness to detail and circumstance by the humble author of this journal.
FeinbaumThe cover story of the book I mentioned the other day. – The plan to publish an English edition of the book has been abandoned. Instead, you will find the translation of one or another of the shorter stories here on the workbench now and then.
In the ParkWhy, to keep a stiff upper lip, a gentleman might need a strong shoulder.
Alarums and Excursions in the MornAnother thrilling urban mini-drama – illustrating why you should not make coffee before having cast a glance out of the window …
V-DayA little grotesque dedicated to the unhappy love of Boadicea and Dr Z and all the other unknown victims of Cupid’s whims …
LeavesAn autumnal mini-drama featuring a gentleman and (imaginary) pigs but leaving out the climax …
The AlarmWhy a gentleman should never run but always walk with calm dignity, even in most critical emergencies.
Prose in PassingA very instructive essay on the pleasures and downsides of unhoped-for fits of artistic epiphany …
In the MorningThou shalt not ponder in the morning …
RevolutionTime to change the world?
Well then …
HoudiniA mini-drama about the humble author of this blog and his odd flatmate.