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STOP PRESS: Jim Perrin posts again as DrudwyBranwen

Those readers who followed our recent thoughts as to the near-certainty of author, Jim Perrin, using as his latest pseudonym ‘DrudwyBranwen’ may be interested to read the comment which he posted after Paul Evans’ latest, and really very good entry in the Guardian Country Diary, 29/7/2014. His, Jim Perrin’s, continuing effrontery is extraordinary; then again we believe that he believes he is invincible…

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‘DrudwyBranwen’ (JP?) — again

We had not realised that The Guardian was a bilingual newspaper so we were surprised, as others may have been, that in response to Jim Perrin’s Country Diary entry for 28/03/2014 two comments were posted in Welsh. As there was no English translation this might have been seen as discrimination. Apart from the failure by The Guardian moderator to edit comments not in English (Jim Perrin’s Friends in High Places?) was it a ‘first’ to have comments in a language unlikely to be spoken by the majority of The Guardian’s readers?

And then there is the on-going question of Jim Perrin’s deceitful invention of multiple aliases: in any event, we believe — and have print-outs not yet shown on our site — that, by using pseudonyms, he has previously planted comments as double bluffs. Could this be another example? Who is ‘Welshbarbarian’? Who is ‘DrudwyBranwen’? Continue reading

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Jim Perrin, the ‘Guardian’ Country Diarist for Wales, is a Wanted Man

‘Melangell’ (JP?) commented on The Guardian Country Diary thread, 18/10/2010: ‘Set those diarists world-wandering a bit more often, I say, reporting back from wherever they like in the global village.’ This response was to a diary entry from Papua New Guinea which was posted by Mark Cocker (and close friend of Jim Perrin), an ornithologist with an international reputation whose diaries, since 1988, have been consistently outstanding: perhaps he had been there recently in the course of his research.

Was ‘Melangell’ (JP?) perhaps trying with this comment to exert some influence? It would certainly be to Jim Perrin’s advantage…

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