The Wunderkammer of the Mild Colonial Boy, Esq., a Reactionary Tory Gentleman, who armed only with a Steampowered Babbage Engine and Pure Intentions, wanders the Time Streams and Aetheric Plane gathering an Eccentric Hodgepodge of Curiousities, Frivolities, Whimsicalities and Nonsense.
Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
And speaking about my love of old non lingua-franca languages, have an old Sweedish folk song <3 It’s about a troll who tries to offer a Christian man she fancies many different gifts so he’ll be with her, but the man refuses on the basis that she is not a Christian woman and sees her as evil…
Yes, I think this is awesome. Songs and stories were remembered and sang back then, never recorded. It makes me happy to see traditional stuff like this :)
A cover song of an ancient Siberian native song, the motives are according to Tatiana Naryshkina (‘Vedan Kolod’ band). The song is about the unhappy life of a family couple, the wife kills her husband in the end.