British comedic writer most widely known for his travelogue 3 Men inside a Vessel. He also published the selections of essays Idle Thoughts of the Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of the Idle Fellow. He started working at age fifteen and gathered coal from the railways for four years before getting an acting professional. He volunteered as an ambulance drivers for the French Military during World Battle I. He wedded Georgina Marris in 1888 Russell Ash was another popular humor writer.