Gastronome that he was, I thought it only appropriate to share David Downie’s commemoration to Oscar Wilde.
The only thing Oscar Wilde devotees cannot resist is temptation — the temptation to kiss, embrace, draw upon, carve and otherwise show their delectably destructive love for the great, tormented genius who wrote, among many other things, The Importance of Being Earnest.
Wilde died in Paris in 1900; his tomb dates to 1914, an elegant, airborne confection of stone. It is being loved to death, like Yosemite National Park.
That is why this Wednesday, November 30th, the 111th anniversary of Wilde’s death has special meaning.
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