December 11th, 2007

lost world

Self defence for discerning ladies and gentlemen - and an interesting advert

Pointed out in an email; someone has evidently taken Mr. Barton-Wrights's 1900 lessons[1] to heart...

[1] The New Art of Self Defence, Self-Defence With A Walking Stick, etc., setting out the art of Bartitsu, later miscalled "Baritsu" in the novels of Mr. Conan Doyle. See the Forgotten Futures CD-ROM for more.

Very slightly later: Spotted in dduane's blog, an interesting parody advert. Watch out for the prehistoric element.