I bet you can't guess what I'm doing at the moment. That's right. How on earth did you know? I'm working my way through William Younger's logs.
Rather than keep telling you stuff (lectures are so boring) I'm going to set you a little test. To see if you can work it out.
OK, let's go. This was at the back of Younger's log for 1880 - 1881:
I'm pretty sure I know what was going on. But only because I read about the practice a couple of weeks ago. I probably wouldn't have had a clue if I hadn't.
As I'm about to publish the next volume in my Mini Book Series it seems like a good time for a competition. The first correct answer will win a copy of "War!".
For Simon - The song says, in heaven there is no beer. There sure as hell is now. #RIPscoop
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