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En Route Again – Challes les Eaux

Scarfell Pike – Renamed by the New York Times!

Vulcanicity, the Debut Ding, Avoiding the Pains of Aix – plus Perceptions of Proper Peaks!

“12-Across. What is the highest point in England (8,4)?” Our last morning in Digoin, we chatted to an American chap over a coffee as he wrestled with his crossword.

“Scafell Pike (7,4)” we replied. So it appears that both we and the Ordnance Survey have got the spelling wrong.  According to the informed source of the New York Times, we have missed out the ‘R’ in ‘Scarfell.’ What IDIOTS we are!

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