James Babb: Ex-Hippie, Gray's Editor

U.K. journalist Keith Elliott offers an entertaining profile of James Babb, who has been editor of Gray’s Sporting Journal for ten years now, in The Independent. “An accomplished artist, he once made his wife a set of 52 ‘Get Out Of Sex Free’ cards as a seasonal gift. ‘She’s nearly used ’em all up,’ he says in the hometown Tennessee drawl he switches into effortlessly when he’s probably joking.”
You can read a sample of Babb’s witticisms and anti-purist style on MidCurrent in an excerpt from his most recent book, Fly Fishin’ Fool.

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