‘Let it be boldly admitted’

I recently read Father and Son by Edmund Gosse.   Edmund Gosse wrote this book in 1907 and it describes his early years in an exceptionally devout [stifling] Plymouth Brethren … Continue reading ‘Let it be boldly admitted’

A door handle with a label

I recently read Letters to Camondo by Edmund De Waal. It is a very special and deeply affecting book about this Parisian museum: One of the rooms has a label … Continue reading A door handle with a label

A culture “which starts at the very top of Government”

In the previous post I shared this article from the Scotland on Sunday, 23 May 2021, by Euan McColm. Published in today’s Perthshire Courier the following letter shares further concerns about … Continue reading A culture “which starts at the very top of Government”