Fun and Interesting archive for 2010-12-27

Kiek in de Kok (link)

(9 years ago)
Kiek in de Kok (low German Peep into the Kitchen) is an old German language nickname for towers, mainly those which were parts of town fortifications. They gained the name from the ability of the tower occupants to literally see what's cooking in the kitchens of nearby houses.


(9 years ago)

Love Letter to Morgan

(9 years ago)
I found this in the book Sula, by Toni Morrison as I was preparing to read it. Morgan, you seem like a lucky girl.