Who'd of thought

Two random facts for your delectation and delight. #1. T.S. Eliot's wife chased Virginia Woolfe out of a cab with a knife. The knife was rubber, but still.... #2. One octave of Easter, late at night and quite alone, a penniless student was walking the streets of Petersburg, Russia, when he looked up at a projecting balcony of the palace and saw the Tsar. They exchanged silent glances and went on their separate ways. The student was Alexander Kerensky, first and only leader of the Provisional Government set up by the February Revolution of 1917; the Tsar was Nicholas II, last Tsar of a dynasty that stretched back three centuries. Odd that Kerensky was the one who made "Nicky" resign. It's a small world.


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