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Weekend Roundup: St Helena and Pick-me-ups

This week’s roundup starts with religious and moves on to secular issues: –August 18th is the feast day of St Helena in the western church calendar. Blogger Amy Welborn has posted an article on Waugh’s novel about the Saint for … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Cities

Evelyn Waugh’s descriptions of two cities he had visited have been quoted in recent profiles. The first is Bari in Italy which was the staging point in WWII for missions to Yugoslavia such as that to which Waugh was assigned … Continue reading

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