Monthly Archives: May 2006

traditionally the ancient roman gladiator's salute to their emperor, the reality is, apparently, that it was not used by gladiators but only uttered once (by slaves who were being forced to take part in a mock battle for claudius). interesting though that may be, you are probably wondering why i  am using it as the title for a blog entry. that will, i trust, become apparent.

the short answer is that marcia and i have reluctantly decided that we can no longer continue to write the "kitbox" column for foxtalk magazine. as of august 2006 we will transferring our column… Continue reading