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BBC: Napoleon Bonaparte painting by David identified
A painting of Napoleon Bonaparte by Jacques-Louis David has been identified in New York by a University of Reading researcher.

Does anyone else think Emperor Napoleon bore an uncanny resemblance to the suspiciously French-sounding James Bond villain Le Chiffre, as portrayed by Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen in the movie Casino Royale?

Le Chiffre
Le Chiffre.

This one has conspiracy written all over it.

Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.


  1. I'm fine, thanks. I thought of some nonsense to write the other day, but, for the life of me, I can't remember what it was. Normal disservice will resume shortly.

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