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Thursday 19 January 2017
by Wulf
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Unappreciated and unattributed

“What people don’t appreciate about the ukulele is it’s easy to play but very difficult to spell.” That quip stood out in an enjoyable book I started recently, The Uke of Wallington. It is an autobiographical account of Mark Wallington’s … Continue reading

Thursday 16 June 2016
by Wulf
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Energetic Mongrels

Quote of the day with some bearing on the looming EU referendum, from Herbert Fisher’s A History of Europe (1934): “Purity of race does not exist. Europe is a continent of energetic mongrels.” I heard that quoted by Jack Dee … Continue reading