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Telegraph Article Considers Wisdom of Retaining Diaries

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Jane Shilling ¬†considers the wisdom of retaining private diaries. This is occasioned by the upcoming publication of the teenage diaries of novelist¬†Margaret Forster. The case of Waugh’s diaries is considered: What would Forster¬†¬†have felt about … Continue reading

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Eade Biography Paperback Available in UK

Philip Eade’s¬†biography of Evelyn Waugh has been issued in paperback in the UK by publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson. The recommended price is¬† ¬£10.99 (Amazon.co.uk¬†¬£10.68). The Daily Mail has a brief review by Jane Shilling¬†in its Must Reads column that concludes: … Continue reading

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Sports Day Revival

After falling out of favor, at least at the more progressive public schools, competitive sports are having a revival. According to Jane Shilling, writing in the Daily Telegraph, that has also created a renewed interest in sports days. For some, … Continue reading

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Plashy fen and leprechaun-flavoured wine

Waugh scored a twofer in last week’s Telegraph with citations relating to both nature and food writing. On March 30, Waugh’s parody of nature writing in Scoop is cited by Robert Macfarlane¬†in an interview as an example of what that … Continue reading

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