Ode to nonsense

1st March 1996 at 00:00
Lovers of English literature will welcome the news that Chris Woodhead, the chief inspector, might "go to his cottage and write poetry" (TES, 9 February).

Is he composing a sequel to Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense perhaps?

BRIAN SLOUGH 95 Beatrice Road Kettering, Northants

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