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On the trail of Chatwin in Gaiman, Patagonia

Chatwin and the Williams family. L: the family's pic R: Chatwin's own pic of the scene.

“Of course people remember Chatwin,” says Waldo. “He was always in shorts. We had never seen a grown man in shorts before.” Waldo Williams is the Director of Tourism in Gaiman and, like most people in this part of Patagonia’s Chubut province, he’s a descendant of the old Welsh families who settled here in 1865. […]

To all my Editors with Love..

 I have often wondered what today’s editors would make of past classics if they were submitted now. So here’s my take of a telephone conversation of a commissioning editor talking to authors of classic books who have just submitted their first manuscripts. Not that I have suffered from my editors, of course, I love you […]