QUOTE(Herschelkrustofsky @ Sun 27th March 2011, 8:40pm)
QUOTE(lilburne @ Sun 27th March 2011, 10:06am)
QUOTE(Herschelkrustofsky @ Sun 27th March 2011, 4:03pm)
I a bit surprised that she didn't jump in, because Driberg reminds me of Slim's beloved role models, the Cambridge Apostles
That could be explained by Driberg having been at Oxford.
Do the weirdo bohemian spooks in the UK have college rivalries?
In the 1930s? You betcha!
I remember there was a theory as to why Cambridge was ripe for Communist infiltration and not Oxford. It had something to do with a particular set of Dons at the time.
Anyway the company I work for employs a large number of people with PhDs in maths or theoretical physics, they are almost all from Cambridge or Durham, but even the Durham ones have Cambridge connections.