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Whatever happened to Henry Wheeler of Bath: tailor, naval signalman, and Desert Island Discs castaway?
Andy Mabbett wonders what became of Henry Wheeler, a wartime “Desert Island Discs” castaway, about whom little is known. Continue reading
Andy Mabbett invites you to help Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons by transcribing small pieces of text, such as those on images of foundation stones and signposts. Continue reading
Andy Mabbett was interviewed, about Wikipedia, by Jamillah Knowles, for BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Outriders’. Continue reading
Requesting open-licensed, open-format recordings of the voices of Wikipedia subjects for Wikimedia Commons
Andy Mabbett asks people who are the subject of Wikipedia biographies to provide a short recording of their spoken voice, under an open licence. Other people can contribute sound recordings to Wikimedia Commons, too. Continue reading