As I read a little from the start of Shogun in the staffroom, I reflected.
Here’s a book set in Japan, translated into French, from, as the French say, de l’Americain with an Englishman as the main character, on a Dutch ship, with a German friend, seeking to outdo the Spanish and Portuguese in the Far East. Well, it’s a language fest to say the least.
Apart from that, things a changing. My blackbird guest Eks appears to have flown the coop. It’s been 24 hours since I saw it. And the Marsh centre has reopened after a month’s holiday.
Today: J2 G1 F1
Total: J327 D156 G60 P37 F28 Sp22 A8 Da1 R1