The first is one of the oddest—Andrew Boorde c. Carthusian, traveller, physician, and, perhaps, the original Merry Andrew, he got into trouble over certain delinquencies, and died a prisoner in the Fleet gaol. In ye which wildernis liuid many holy fathers, as it apperith in vitas patrum. Greece p. They be lyght fyngerd and vse pyking, they have litle maner and euyl loggyng, and yet they be pleasant daunsers. Ther be few or none of the Egypcions yt doth dwel in Egipt, for Egipt is repleted now with infydel alyons. Ther mony is brasse and golde. Yf there be any man yt wyl learne parte of theyr speche, Englyshe and Egipt speche foloweth.
This is Slowly Fucking my brain. Sean Manley TY!! Max for saying so! Max Rutherston S.
Fri 8 Jun Most of my generation are out there in pubs, or indoors by the telly, canoodling, arguing or cooking, or going athwart to the thermostat to turn the heating up. This place is accordingly lonesome that even the doggers, boy-racers and stoners have spurned it. I curse myself silently. What sort of Traveller would come and sleep at this juncture on their own? I have enclosed thousands of miles in my advance guard in a bid to uncover the history of Gypsy Britain. But the road is proving tough. Gypsy actuality is partly composed of fairgrounds after that showgrounds, picturesque lakeside halts, sheltered commons, bright heaths. But it also comprised frozen copses and hilltops.
All detail of this alley stands absent in my memory with the acidity of a photograph; the cramped angle of the place as you entered it from our lane, the dreary-looking p. There were, it is accurate, a few redeeming features gilding the prevailing drabness of the scene. As of these fields a clean air blew through the court, rendering it a less unwholesome haunt for the alien folk who dwelt within its precincts; while not half a mile aloof lay the breezy common, a celebrated playground for the children of Better Lincoln. Thus from day to calendar day throughout my early years, there capacity have been seen emerging from the recesses of p. As for children, troops of the brown imps were generally in evidence, their eldritch shrieks rending the air between the portals of the little court and the gate opening upon the common.