Happy birthday Vince.

Happy birthday Vincent! I hope you liked those cuff links after all. London, 30 March 1874 Dear Theo, I have received your gift, included in a letter to me, of a guilder intended for the purchase of a pair of cuff links. I thank you very cordially, old man, but…

The Lumber Room

A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library where he can get it if he wants. -- Sherlock Holmes: The Five Orange Pips Readers and Posterity,…