Poem: ‘‘John Betjeman: A Life in Pictures’’
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 an old euphemism for lavatory, toilet etc
 more copies sold than any poet since Tennyson
 a war spent in Ireland
 or the Wilsons, though Mary was earlier a friend and later a Lady
 too many Beatonish Twenties and Thirties photos
 Douglas lived in retirement at Brighton, once a centre of smuggling
 Roy Fuller perhaps?
 blame for overselling always attaches to publishers, not authors