Then again, maybe you are thinking nothing of the sort. But I'm still going to tell you anyway.
The location of Likely's diaries was one of history's greatest mysteries. They were not among the items left on the Likely Estate, nor were they ever published for mass consumption. So where did they go?
The answer turned out to be spectacularly anti-climatic for a series of diaries so packed full of adventure. They turned up in...a charity shop, in Swindon.
Fig 1: a charity shop.
I happened to stumble upon them quite by accident, while looking for a new jacket. Imagine my surprise when, among the racks of books on sale for fifty pence each, I spied the legendary journals of Lord Likely.
Needless to say, I snapped them up in an instant, having first haggled with the shop-keeper to let me have all ten volumes for a pound, then excitedly rushed home to study these tomes at my leisure.
I shall never forget that day for as long as I live, unless I am struck with Alzheimer's in my old age. It was a wonderful, glorious day.
Now, I am more than happy to share my discoveries with the world, over at lordlikely.blogspot.com.
- Julian Syngen-Smythe.