Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Day: 14 September 2021

  • “Give us our eleven days”

    “Give us our eleven days”

    So the story goes when the Gregorian Calendar was introduced and the 3rd September became the 14th, but it may all have been some satire generated by the artist William Hogarth. The phrase is included in his painting ‘An Election Entertainment‘ (bottom right on a black banner under the foot of a gentlemen who appears […]