One rather hopes, for the sake of the dashing pilot, that no Wimpey Spitfire took to the skies.
My uncle remembered having met a promising provincial newspaperman in Australia.
Aunt Rob was the god-daughter of Henry Layard, who stumbled on the site of Nineveh and found the library of Assurbanipal on legible if jumbled clay tablets which had inspired Alexander and then Ptolemy to create the Great Library of Alexandria.
The Thingstead, John predicted, would be found at the intersection of the long axis of Gometra with the midpoint of its waist.
After his adventures on Everest, and the media storm they provoked, Gometra may have proved for the Ruttledge family, as for so many, too quiet, since they moved on to Dartmoor after two years, after which Gometra was to return to the Torloisks.
The song takes a break two-thirds in, only to step it up another gear for a big, pounding finale.
Bullauns from a word cognate with 'bowl' and French 'bol' are usually associated with monastic sites, but their origin and function s are much earlier.