Alex Massie

Happy St George’s Day | 23 April 2012

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Elgar, of course, gets into my own English XI alongside the likes of Housman, Wodehouse, Shackleton*, Orwell, Turing etc etc.

*Anglo-Irish, of course, as a commenter points out and so, perhaps, should not be on this list.

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Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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