still a shit hole these days
That is actually slightly disturbing…
Pre Boom Town Rats
Shitting heads is something to be proud of.
Adam & the Ants ?
Bartitsu: the forgotten art of gentlemen’s defence, to be used when confronted with Edwardian-era street crime
A portrait of E.W. Barton-Wright, with a montage of Bartitsu self defence techniques
Not totally forgotten.
Amongst the random crap I have accumulated / collected over the years, I used to have quite a substantial collection of canes.
If someone wrote an article on the subject you could guarantee that “defence” canes in general and Baritsu in particular would come up.
I still have a few kicking around including this
which uses basic physics and a lump of brass. Swung by the “wrong” end it could really give a bounder a proper clattering.
Mmmm…a fisting cane?
oh how louche.
It looks like a dwarf fisting cane. Niche.
OK big boy!
Enough pillow talk, dear.
Massive hands? Deadly knitting needle? Garry Frotters wand?
Jeremy Beadle ?
I meant beating him to death with it of course