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T. James Jones Lecture 2011

As he delivered the Annual Waldo Society Lecture, Archdruid Jim Parcnest mentioned how Waldo once appeared out of the blue as he was addressing the members of a literary night class. At Cross Hands Jim Parcnest had been asked to explain the significance of ‘proest’ – a half rhyme – and was struggling when in walked Waldo in his khaki shorts, and sat at the back. After much cajoling he was eventually persuaded to address the class and made use of the blackboard and chalk to explain the nuances of ‘proest’, which should not always be regarded as a blemish in prosody apparently. On...

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