August 13, 2007

Colonel Blashford-Snell and the Double-Nosed Andean Tiger Hound

I'm not making it up. That's Col. B-S over there on the right.

The explorers also carried with them a church organ from Dorset as a gift to local Bolivians in order to secure their help with finding the meteorite.



As I was noisily rattling around the house last night with nothing to read, the girlfriend handed me an omnibus edition of Conan Doyle's Professor Challenger novels to shut me up. Well, I'm enjoying the hell out of it, and it reminded me of this character. Hence, more Blashfordsnelliana for the faithful:

Col J. B-S. in the Telegraph.

He's got a web site, naturally.

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