Chart flop: VisitBritain sorry for literary map ignoring Wales and Scotland
The nation’s official tourism agency published a map of inspiring bookish sights that left Wales ‘depicted as trees’ and Scotland guillotined
The two places don’t actually speak English and therefore can’t be considered to contribute to literature – you can only do that in the top dog language after all.
There’s also the point that the two places aren’t literate. You know, that Welsh attempt at a play which spells stuff backward, the Scottish brushes with poetry containing entirely burning misspellings.
So, seems fair enough. And a rousing chorus…..