mind the gap
thirty-two flavors
mental yoga
framed & dried
other great reads
willa's journal
Neil Gaiman's Journal
LiveJournal Peeps
Big Fat Deal
sine qua non
Pure Energy Systems
contact me
Custom Search
This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

    Saturday, July 26, 2003     6:32 PM

This is the Stonegate Devil, a famous icon in York, England. Stonegate (streets are called gates, gates are called bars and bars are called pubs in York - did you follow that?) was well known for its bookshops and printers in the 1500s. Number 33, where the devil sits by the door, was the home of a printer. The devil served as a reminder "printer's devils" were the boys who carried the hot metal type for the printer. Apparently the devil got bumped by a truck fairly recently and had to be restored. This site shows him with a different paint job than my picture and gives some insight into the weirdness of York. it's a great city and is my second choice for a place to live besides Edinburgh.


Tori Amos, Piece by Piece
The Golden Girls
In the Waiting Line - Zero Seven
My Twitter
"It is time for me to walk the abyss. Time to reclaim my own. I must talk to the Morningstar. I do not have high hopes for the meeting."
-Dream, Sandman