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  • Reminds me of satchel

    June 11, 2015

  • Interesting

    June 11, 2015

  • "He referred to a small canvas rucksack he habitually carried (one with a single strap that he slung over his shoulder), as his sacheverell – at least I assume it was spelt like Sacheverell Sitwell’s first name, but I never saw him write it down, and unfortunately he died before I could ascertain the origin of this bizarre ascription – it may be it was his private word entirely, and perhaps related to some incident that had occurred involving him and Edith Sitwell’s brother." The Guardian

    June 11, 2015

  • A chamber pot.

    February 4, 2008