Tag Archives: The Huffington Post

Milk in First (More)

Two papers today have independently quoted Evelyn Waugh on the issue of when to add milk to one’s tea. In the Liverpool Echo there is a feature article on the subject that opens with the claim that “Liverpool is the … Continue reading

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Waugh and Hemingway and “Beat-up Old Bastards”

An article in The Huffington Post earlier this week discusses Ernest Hemingway’s claims to have killed 122 “Krauts” during WWII and compares that claim with those of Chris Kyle (subject of the autobiography¬†and film American Sniper) to have killed¬†160 enemy … Continue reading

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Brideshead Urged for Post Downton Depression

Press reports are appearing that recognize the need for something to replace the void now left by the termination of the Downton Abbey TV series. The Huffington Post¬†in its Off the Shelf column contains an article by Kerry Fiallo¬†recommending¬†a dose … Continue reading

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