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about us

Wolves Beat is dedicated to all things Wolverhampton - a celebration of the city we love and are proud to be part of. Others may rave about New York or London - or even Birmingham - but we know where the living is best.

This website is the creation of philosopher, poet and part-time intellectual Rufus J Smith, who was born and bred in the city when it was still a town. First seeing the light of a Wolverhampton day in his parents’ log cabin prefab on the East Park estate, Rufus followed in the footsteps of George Orwell by becoming a dishwasher in Paris, rode the rails across America and worked as a lumberjack (failed) in Canada. He now lives in the fabled green paradise of Wightwick and wonders if he will ever finish his novel.

To contact Rufus, please send email

‘Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.’ - Albert Einstein.

 

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