Pub Talk

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Pub Talk

Postby braveheartwhogirl on August 13th, 2012, 12:48 am

Hello Tom,

My question is this; If you could share a pint and a bit of conversation with any historical figure, who would you choose and why?

Thank you Tom for taking the time to answer and all my best. :)

Karen
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Re: Pub Talk

Postby Tom Baker on August 29th, 2012, 2:56 pm

Dear Karen,

I would have liked to have a beer and skittles with Robert Louis Stevenson. His name jumps into my mind because I once played Long John Silver in Treasure Island. I murdered a few pirates and got away with it.

But Stevenson's genius was to be able to make these dreadful villains very entertaining and even, dare I say it, lovable. While the Squire and the Doctor and the rest are not so lovable. Alchemy! I'm talking fiction of course because in real life I would have run a mile from them all.

Poor Stevenson died young in the South Seas.

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