Obituary and life

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George the Jockey

I've been doing some more work on George Smith, sorting out myth and reality from his time as a young jockey.

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James Cox, Carterton and me

My blog has been silent for too long. Here is a llttle restarter, about my fellow Carterton resident, James Cox

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The Remarkable Wiltshires - Another Look

 I've found a new photograph of Joseph and Catherine Wiltshire, professional pedestrians in the 1870s. I've written about them before, and here is a bit more.

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Our Most Maligned Book?

I have been reading Joyous Pilgrimage (1935) by Ian Donnelly

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