2020 Escape to Wodehouse

‘There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself, “Do trousers matter?”‘

β€˜The mood will pass, sir.’ Continue reading 2020 Escape to Wodehouse

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P.G. Wodehouse in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey

P.G. Wodehouse fans are celebrating the wonderful news from Westminster Abbey,Β  where a memorial stone in Poet’s Corner has been dedicated to the beloved author. You can read more about it here: Westminster Abbey Honours P G Wodehouse (Westminster Abbey) PG Wodehouse has plum spot in Westminster Abbey (Patrick Kidd, The Times) PG Wodehouse commemorated with Westminster Abbey plaque (Archie Hall, The Financial Times) PG Wodehouse – the return of the Master (Harry Mount, The Oldie) PG Wodehouse to be commemorated by Westminster Abbey (Press Release from The P G Wodehouse Society UK) Wodehouse memorial dedicated in Westminster Abbey (Jeffrey … Continue reading P.G. Wodehouse in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey

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Pigs Have Wings: PG Wodehouse in Cincinnati (2019 Convention)

The US Wodehouse Society’s biennial convention is the big event for Wodehouse fans in the USA. It also attracts a devoted international crowd and is well worth including on your Wodehouse Bucketlist. With the next convention in Cincinnati, Ohio just a few months away, it’s time to get excited — and start planning. See the Wodehouse Society’s website for registration and further details. EARLY REGISTRATION ends August 10th.Β  I can thoroughly recommend the experience to newcomers. Attending my first convention (Psmith in Pseattle) remains one of the highlights of my life as a Wodehouse fan, and I plan to attend … Continue reading Pigs Have Wings: PG Wodehouse in Cincinnati (2019 Convention)

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P.G. Wodehouse in the news

Having apprised regular readers of certain facts about an upcoming Wodehouse exhibition at the British Library, the keen observer may have detected an absence of new material here at Plumtopia. But the world of Wodehouse has not suffered. Indeed, it has been buzzing along quite nicely. The P G Wodehouse Society dinner On 11 October, the P G Wodehouse Society (UK) held its biennial dinner. This is always a special occasion, and in 2018 included readings from Neil Pearson, Katy Reece, and Robert Daws. Daws is well known to Wodehouse fans for playing Tuppy Glossop in the Jeeves and Wooster … Continue reading P.G. Wodehouse in the news

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