Category: Notable Scanners

A Scanner’s Guilty Pleasures – Part 2

This is the fun part, because the main inspiration for me to write these guilty pleasure posts was finding three delightful YouTube videos of Stephen Fry talking about his various “guilty pleasures”. Stephen is best known as an English media…

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Walking Down Benjamin Franklin Street

During a trip to France earlier this year, while walking through the city of Perpignan, I was very pleased to discover this street named after Benjamin Franklin, the 18th century American statesman. That name plate is in French, as you…

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He Usually Failed to Finish

If you were to read about a man whose “interests were so broad, and he was so often compelled by new subjects, that he usually failed to finish what he started”. and  who was “notoriously unreliable at completing commissioned works.”…

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