Distilled History

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Archive for September, 2012

September 21st, 2012 by Cameron

Gin and Drugs, My Dear, Gin and Drugs

In his masterpiece┬áThe Waste Land, T.S. Eliot begins with the famous line “April is the Cruellest Month”. What follows is generally regarded as one of the most important poems of the 20th Century. When T.S. Eliot published his influential work, it was 1922 and he had been living in London for several years. He was […]

September 10th, 2012 by Cameron

The St. Louis Motordrome

One of the joys of starting this blog is how I sometimes just bump into the hidden past of St. Louis. These days, when I bike to work, drive around, or explore new parts of the city, I’m always on the lookout for something new. This city is filled with history. As a result, I […]