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Food so good that it eats itself!…

Designer Andrew Milmoe has collected an album of what he calls “anthropomorphic cannibalism”– cute food critters serving/eating their own kind…  e.g.,

For a full platter of other tasty examples, click here.

As we wipe our fingers, we might recall that it was on this date in 1666– the third day of The Great Fire of London– that St Paul’s Cathedral burned to the ground.  So enormous was the cathedral that its roof was six acres large…  so in the fire that six acres of lead that covered it melted, and ran into the surrounding streets and gutters.  London’s consolation– a new cathedral designed by Sir Christopher Wren– opened on December 2, 1697, and is still standing.

St. Pauls in the Great Fire

St. Paul's in the Great Fire

For a first-hand account of the Great Fire, see this passage in The Diary of Samuel Pepys.  (As readers will recall, The Diary is being unloaded, a day at a time, here.)

Written by LW

September 4, 2008 at 1:01 am

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