Posts Tagged ‘spaking’

Half an hour ago she had abandoned her lap top for paper and ink. The paper was cream, rich as buttermilk, slightly imperfect so that her pen rose and fell as she made marks across the page. They were just marks though, swirls and curls in her purple ink, not a single word was formed […]


Was this a dream job or just a dream? Back in the 1940s [Ed. update – two references put this in 1907 – although one of those uses the above picture – none has a date on the cutting] the New York Times ran an item about the head of the education department in Bristow, […]