As one commenter on this video posted, "A slightly unnerving use of animation that nevertheless gives a strangely satisfying glimpse of a 'speaking' Pepys...."
The diary of this naval administrator and Member of Parliament remains one of the finest examples of diarykeeping, giving us a glimpse of his life and times from the mundane to the dramatic. Among the entries are the Great Plague and the Fire of London in 1666. Even his extramarital liaisons with various women were chronicled in his diary.
Today, only a few of us have the luxury of time to keep such detailed documentation. Instead we have smart phones and cameras.
For now, a few short scribbled lines at the end of the day will have to suffice for me.
Compilation of the diary of Samuel Pepys on Wiki
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