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The Somerton Man Case. The body of a man found on an Australian beach close to a major Atomic Testing ground, he was probably poisoned, a copy of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and an unbroken Code page found and associated to him. Set against a Cold War background in 1948, was this man a spy? We think so and this blog focuses on the evidence that was left behind and in some cases missed, the Code page, Dry Cleaning numbers, A Poem and a small, torn piece of paper bearing the words TAMAM SHUD.

Monday, 11 February 2019



As usual, a reminder to let your eyes rest for a moment or three on the images, it takes the eyes a few seconds to focus on the object.

 First letter A in TAMAM:

From the letter T upright:

From the second letter a in TAMAM
This micro writing example is written at approximately .4 mm

Letter H in SHUD:

Letter H in SHUD:

Notice how the writer wrote exactly in parallel to the upright of the h. It's very skillfully done and is deliberately made to appear as though the h had been misprinted or was worn:

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