Thursday, 8 October 2009

Recommended Reading List #36

Unmitigated England was working at Wellington College where he photographed the south elevation.

He notes that 2009 is the 150th anniversary of the college's opening, and provides the anecdote that the entire first intake of orphaned children of military servicemen "ran off in fright across the then bare heathy landscape after just a week."

It has also been a location for Midsomer Murders, but is ordinarily a highly regarded school "where girls and boys learn to be 'leaders for life'. And presumably how to avoid Inspector Barnaby."

Indeed.

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