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    6 monthes ago - By CG Compass

    Michael Palin speaks about his new book, a history of the polar exploration vessel HMS Erebus , at The Royal Canadian Geographical Society's new headquarters at 50 Sussex Dr. in Ottawa on Oct. 19, 2018.
    He opened with a few jokes, of course.
    Like how Graham Chapman, his fellow member of Monty Python, once quipped of Regina's location, "Why didn't they put it over there?" Or how John Cleese, another of his Python collaborators, recently tweeted "As you probably know, Michael Palin has written a book about a famous wreck. Having seen him recently, I assume it's an autobiography."
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