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PG Wodehouse

“Uncle Fred in the Springtime” by P G Wodehouse

A review of Uncle Fred in the Springtime, one of PG Wodehouse’s Blandings Castle comedies.  Bonus: 21 springy quotations.  The six Blandings Castle novels by PG Wodehouse in my Folio Society edition are: Summer Lightning Heavy Weather Uncle Fred in the Springtime Full Moon Pigs have Wings Service with a Smile I have so far reviewed those highlighted in the bold

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Robert Pimm

Robert Pimm videos

You can now see a selection of videos of Robert Pimm in action on my new YouTube channel. Who knows?  Perhaps one or two of

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Biography

Ten reasons to like Lesotho

Let’s celebrate.  We’re going through a ghastly coronavirus crisis.  But we should not forget that the world is wonderful.  I thought I would write in

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Biography

Sixty Seconds with Robert Pimm

Someone did an interview with me the other day using the “60 Seconds” format.  I found the questions searching, and had to invest a little

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Journalism

Ten reasons to like Turkey

Let’s celebrate.  We’re going through a ghastly coronavirus crisis.  But we should not forget that the world is wonderful.  I thought I would write in

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Existential/women

How to be happy

In these coronavirus days, it’s worth recalling how to be happy.  I’m going out to dinner tonight, so this might be my last chance. I’m

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Biography

From Herr to Maternity

By Robert Pimm Financial Times, May 9, 2003 I’m picking up the kids from school here in Berlin when a teacher accosts me. “Started being a

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