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On Books on Shelves in Pubs

Many years ago I was in a pub with some flatmates when one of their friends pulled a book from the nearby shelf and started to read aloud from it. The book was by Baden-Powell, that scoutmaster extraordinaire, and we … Continue reading

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Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle

I read Toujours during a grey few weeks in the summer while daydreaming about emigrating to a country where a simple life could be had instead of worrying about job prospects in recessionary Britain. Similar motives may have made this … Continue reading

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