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Labels: A Mediterranean Journal Mr Evelyn Waugh, the author of “Decline and Fall,” is indiscreet, impudent, and amusing in Labels (Duckworth, 8s. 6d.), his account of a Mediterranean Cruise. He chastises several hotels, all trains, some ships, at least one volcano, to say nothing of Paris and Naples, for their shortcomings. But his vivid […]
About two years ago, Alexander Waugh acquired the personal archive of the Canadian scholar Winnifred M. Bogaards. Dr Bogaards is a hugely important figure for the Waugh project; she collaborated with Charles Linck, Bob Davis and Don Gallagher to create the first comprehensive bibliography of Evelyn Waugh in 1986 (which we are now digitising and updating) […]
Something rather exciting happened to Alexander Waugh and me over the summer. When I have time I’ll tell you all about it, but for now the highlight is this: when digging around in Dr Winifred Bogaard’s personal archive, we found five, never before heard cassette tapes (I include an image for the benefit of younger […]