THE PETER WY­TON POEM

Cotswold Life - - CHRISTMAS FAIR IN THE COTSWOLDS - CHEL­TENHAM CLERIHEWS

The late

Richard Pate

Founded some almshouses and a school. Cool! Dorothy Beale, a woman of knowl­edge, Was Prin­ci­pal of the Ladies’ Col­lege. If she’d sur­vived to wit­ness the mini-skirt, She’d have been curt. Ge­orge Dowty,

Was any­thing but gouty.

With con­sid­er­able agility,

He made air­craft parts for the mil­i­tary. Arthur Har­ris, who or­gan­ised many a wartime air raid,

Was born at 3, Queens Pa­rade. He was nick­named Bomber, (with­out the comma ). Gus­tav Holst was asth­matic, Which was prob­lem­atic,

But he wrote the Planet Suite,

So he didn’t have to busk in the street. Ed­ward Jen­ner

Gave men or

Women, with con­sid­er­able charm, A shot in the arm. Born in Cam­bray Place. Fol­lowed W.g.grace As cap­tain of Glos. Gil­bert Jes­sop, of course. Brian Jones

Of the Rolling Stones Left here

For a pop ca­reer. G.C.H.Q

Is keep­ing an eye on you And you

And you…

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