In retrospect, downing a seventh pint of liquid courage before challenging Lt. Bowley to a bout had been ill-advised.
Everyone knew that a seaman on skates was not to be trifled with.
I know, I know, I’m reblogging myself, how declassé. But this photo still makes my day, so as they say on the internets, haters to the left.
(Er. I suppose this might also be a good time to mention that I’m currently trial-Tumbling for Coventry’s Herbert Art Gallery & Museum over at herbertinterns, which is why this blog has been a little quiet. What can I say - I’d feel a little guilty for spamming the internet from two professional Tumblrs at once.)