July 12th, 2006

marcus 2013

Weird coincidences

I was just looking at Edwin Abbott's Wikipedia entry and realised that his father was headmaster of The Philological School (later Marylebone Grammar School), which I attended from 11 to 18 and worked at for several years thereafter. A student of a slightly earlier era was Jerome K Jerome, who of course wrote Three Men In A Boat but also edited The Idler magazine which published William Hope Hodgson's Carnaki stories, on which Forgotten Futures IV was based.

Small world, isn't it...