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Jim Perrin sharpens his little knife again?

Presumably Jim Perrin was paid by the ‘Sunday Telegraph’ for his recent full-page article – in Glorious Technicolor – on the topical issue of Sherpas versus mountaineers, (5/5/13); and we wonder if they were aware that by publishing it verbatim they had allowed him the opportunity to engineer and incorporate into the article what surely might be considered by some to be a libellous remark: certainly a sly dig – yet another in what we know to be a long list of these – towards people against whom Jim Perrin would appear to harbour a grudge or bear resentment.

He does not accuse the Sherpas, nor indeed the other main subjects in the article, of being ‘non-performers’ but with his considerable ‘skill’ in these matters – (we have experienced his distasteful ways at first hand, note the virtually libellous comments in ‘West’ and on the ‘Guardian’, against us, by Melangell) – he has managed to disparage in his carefully crafted use of that phrase the authors of ‘Mountains of the Mind’, ‘The Mystery of Mallory and Irvine’ and ‘Into the Silence’: it is quite obvious what Jim Perrin has done, and shows him to be without qualm or conscience. Continue reading