The need to read

Screen Shot 2015-11-08 at 09.09.15Dalrymple writes that, like W. Somerset Maugham,

I would rather read a railway timetable than nothing at all.

On occasion,

I have even resorted to telephone directories, in the days when they still existed, and found them to be not without interest.

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From a 1910 Bradshaw

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How to use the apparatus

How to use the apparatus

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