It’s too hot today to stay inside blogging at lunchtime, so here’s some lovely music from the Gadfly Suite by Dmitri Shostakovich. I’ve been called a Gadfly myself from time to time, but I’m also partial to a bit of romance now and then….
The Wikipedia article on the Voynich manuscript, by the way, contains some great beards. At the moment, I’m somewhere between Joannes Marcus Marci and John Dee. :-} (Will WordPress interpret this pointed-beard smiley appropriately?) My ultimate goal, of course, is the Brahe Beard.