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H. G. Wells, Wimblehurst and an Orange Pip (Ramblings 3)

H. G. Wells must surely be the most famous ex-pupil of a Midhurst school, although he only moved into the area at the age of 14. However, Midhurst proved sufficiently memorable for Wells to use it as the inspiration for … Continue reading

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Science Fiction, 1770 style (Snippets 9)

In the last ‘Snippet’ we looked at a German opinion of the French.  Now we are going to go back in time further, for a French opinion of the Germans, the English, and themselves. I will probably be straying rarely … Continue reading

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