Friday, 2 November 2012

Final Hallowe'en week tomb


Anyone with even a rudimentary knowledge of English 17th Century tombs will recognize the tomb of Sir Richard Mompesson in Salisbury aCthedral.  However, you may not be aware of the exciting news of the finding of what is believed to be a 17th century polychromed Coat of Arms on the reverse of the stone supporting the Coat of Arms at the top and front of the monument.    Yawn.

Bonus - Woke up last night with an unexpected memory of a wish being granted on Jim'll Fix It. It sounded like a false memory (Like Roger The Cabin B oy on Captain Pugwash), but a quick bit of googling, and  oh yes, it's true.     So, ladies and gentlemen,Jimmy Savile and a lucky young girl who gets to "Polish A Python".   No, really.

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