May 19, 2006

More Leigh Fermor

A Lifehacker post points to Google Blog Search, so I bethought myself to check out the buzz over Leigh Fermor in blogland, and found myself hip-deep in an asynchronous multilingual conversation, with pointers to gems like Mary Beard's Don't forget your pith helmet (London Review of Books) and a translation of an Ode of Horace that figures in his Cretan adventures during WWII --neither of which would I have been likely to encounter by staying on the gravelled paths...

Posted by oook at May 19, 2006 01:39 PM