The Portal April 2018 - Page 5

ragon THE P RTAL April 2018 Page 5 The Hollow Men April musings by Snapdragon C orrespondence has been flooding in from around the world on the subject of moles. A reader in Basingstoke asks where he may obtain copious supplies of saltpetre for the treatment of pelts (Brocks the well known firework manufacturer for those interested) while a solitary reader in Kamchatka, where the ground has been over hard, asks where the best place to get moles at this time of year might be. From a very poor mission priest in Papua New Guinea comes thanks for a delicious addition to a diet over-reliant on tropical fruits. Given the interest, and despite the biblical prohibition on its consumption, it is clear that the world is now ready for some [\HX[H[X[\YY[وY\[HH[ۙH[[[]B؝[\Y\[H]Y[\[YXH[[\\]ۙH\H[X[[H\\\H\H\Y\[\و\KX\Z\XHوX\[H[H]H^H\X]K]H[X[[\X[B]Z]HXXXK]ۈX\\YHYXوHXܙ]\X]܈[][X][ۈܚ]HB[YX\[[H]Y]]\\܈B[X[]]و\X\܈[H\XO’[HXۙ ]ۈX\ []\X\B[[X][\]]\Y[H][\HH\ۚ\[HYH\ۜH[[Hܛ]H[YXY]]\][™HH[\[\H[]\[]H\œۏH؝[\[\\YZ[X\ YB\YY[وYXXوHYYHX[HX\ؘXH\YHH][]]ܚ]Hݙ\[H[YYۈHYH]YB\X\YXۛۈ[HYۙH[KH[YX8&\\ۜHH]\\[[Hœ]Y][[ܜHH[\&H[H\΂X\YB[[H܈[[YH LH[\]]X\\[H\Y\H[[\]BHZ[[\[YH]Y][H[H[ܚ[[[وH\Y[YY\[وX[X[YY\[Z[[˂[ܝ[][K\H]\Yۛ[\X[H[B[ܙYXH\K]]X[XXH[ۋXYX[]H[&]؛YK\[BۛHHXYYYYKXؘXBYX[Xܙ[[\[\[[وB\Y[]]Xو۝[Z]H]\H\[˜]Y[\ˈHYH][و\X\\۸&]XX[Hܚ][HHH[\[[YBYۜ]ٙ[]H\Hو\]X\HXš[\\Y[HXY][]ܘYH][RH[[YHX[B]YX\Y˂]\\\܈Hو[\[\[ \\[][\Y[[[Bܛ[[][\۝[HۙH[[]B[YXH[X[[ܜ\[]BH[وH[\[Y[X \[[YX\\Y\ۜ\HXXH[B[[ܚ\Y]]XK\Y[[\[[[\[\HBܙYKY\[[XY[X]ZH]XYX[\\H[YKY\ˈ\Y[][\۸&]\KH[\HY\ˈ[[X[\\B[\[\H\[[\ܝ[\HXYX[›Z[]X]\YܝH[[H[HX] ]\X\[[]]\KX\[[]]\\BX\[X\[[]]\H\HYH[HYH]\[[X\\H]H[H]X[\›ٙXKHH\XYHYX[\[]\˜Y܈[و\˂\H\Hܛ\\[\][™܈[H[^H[\H\]X\[Y]BۙKۛ][H\Hوܙ›ۈHY\^H[\[ۈ[^HHܙ”\]X[[[\ܘ[\H][[[\YH\[]Y\[ۜوH^N[[XYH[]\X[ˈܘ[]Y\[ۜ8'[X[X[[\[™X\HYYX[Xܝ[ۈZHHXۙHوBYYX][ۈZ\]YN[\[ۈو]\X[[H][ۘ[\X[[H܈YX\ [[YH\HY[[\YH]X\ۜX[]x'K\H[H]H] X[H\ۜXH]\\]B][XH[]\X[܈ LHYX\ˈ[^HHHو\\[[][[[\]HX\\HX[\وH]\˜\K[HXH\HH\ܝXYYY\B\H\[[[H\[\H]\[K\Z[\]\Y]X[ZY \\\