pamphlets can have the oddest and most marvelous effects
on their readers. In anticipation of Halloween, On
Gnoming readers Karima Cammell and Duncan Brown
submitted photographs of themselves dressed as gnome hunters,
with their dear daughter Raphaella playing the part of the
the photographs made their way to On Gnoming
author (and professional fairy hunter) Reginald Bakeley.
What follows is an album of the photographs and a transcript
of Bakeleys discussion of them with Wonderella publisher
the gnome hunter icon to see the photo album and read the
commentary, or continue reading below to learn about other
collaborations between Reginald Bakeley and Wonderella Printed.
Best known for his long-standing editorship of British magazine
Phookathe Journal of the Overland Mallet ClubReginald
Bakeley embodies that publications three-fold mission
of espousing spirited croquet, sampling the best in malt
whiskys, and reporting on the unending battle between modern
man and the denizens of the fairy kingdom who would be our
1998, Wonderella was fortunate enough to spend Phookas
107th year working with Bakeley and his associates.
The resulting collaboration produced four issues and coincided
with the inaugural year of the Berkeley chapter of the Overland
issue No.428, Bakeley took the Phooka reins in his capable
hands, steering the woolly beast back to Wales, where he
continues to this day to publish Phooka for the British
members of the Overland Mallet Club.
occasionally collaborates with Wonderella on pamphlet projects.
The most famous of these are the Little
Wonder Series of On Gnoming, Goblinproofing
Ones Chicken Coop, and Lewis Carrolls
to the Album and Commentary