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>The Pickwickian Quibbler

> I have just learned that William Safire has passed away.  Today’s Telegraph describes him: ”Applauded by his peers as ‘a Pickwickian quibbler,’ he ran a gimlet eye down the solecisms, gaffes, weaselly euphemisms, jargon and sonorous drivel of political … Continue reading

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>Lost June!

>I never got here in June. Hmmm…. I was traveling again, and when home, frantically working in the garden. I’ve been away so much the gardens are quite overgrown and messy. I hope I get them a bit tidied up … Continue reading

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