Saturday, April 02, 2005


"There is a Professor Lewis in New Zealand who does the rope-tying trick a good deal better than Dr. Dunn, and does not require the assistance of spirits."

Facts and Scraps The Australasian Sketcher April 19, 1873

Comments: scraps

Fill me full of spirits (a single malt'll do) and I'll do a rope trick that neither Prof Lewis or Doc Dunn can climb.
Posted by Francis Xavier Holden at April 4, 2005 05:02 PM

Something to look forward to at the next assembly of the Melb Splenetic Bloggers, FX.

In the meantime, I hope you're talking pretzels...
Posted by boynton at April 4, 2005 05:33 PM

Thanks to Laputan Logic, I now know about the role of Spirits in rope tricks - you will love this link
Posted by Brownie at April 8, 2005 08:16 PM

heh, very nice - it's a great link.

Wonder if FX would acknowledge his impish informants?
Posted by boynton at April 8, 2005 11:36 PM

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