It has been suggested that this puzzle was a great favourite among the young apprentices of the City of London in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Readers will have noticed the curious brass grasshopper on the Royal Exchange. This long-lived ... Read more of THE GRASSHOPPER PUZZLE. at Math Puzzle.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Floating Head Of The Benrachett Inn Near The Perth Road Dundee
Some years ago, when I was engaged in collecting case...

Back From That Bourne
ANONYMOUS We are permitted to make extracts from a...

Dr Duthoit's Vision
I knew a fine specimen of an English abbe when I w...

Rabbitry
A, the doe's hutches, with nest boxes attached. B, hu...

A Wireless Message
In the summer of 1896 Mr. William Holt, a wealthy m...

China Goose
The small brown China goose is another variety which ma...

The Marquis De Rambouillet
The Marquis de Rambouillet, eldest brother of the ...

The House And The Brain
A friend of mine, who is a man of letters and a ph...

H P Scary
The river Vezere leaps to life among the granite of t...

The Other Lodgers
"In order to take that train," said Colonel Leverin...





GREVILLE MACDONALD




The Pool In The Graveyard
By this corner of the graveyard the red dawn discovered to Jonas a little pool of clear water, with mosses and parsley-ferns all around it, and so clear and cool-looking that he must drink. The larger part of i...