There is a bizarre link between "Biggles" and "Just William". The model for "Captain" (in reality, never more than a Flying Officer, with some six weeks of combat experience) W.E. Johns' character derived from Air Commodore Cecil George Wigglesworth. Meanwhile Richmal Crompton was mudding up her brother, John Lamburn. Lamburn was first with the Rhodesian police, worked in China, and did war service with the RAF in Iceland under ... Wigglesworth.Note too the gratuitous photograph of the genitals of Michelangelo's David.
Saturday, August 18, 2007
Trivial Connection of the Day
This is a good one. Malcolm Redfellow Revivus writes: