‘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

‘It’s good to hear your voice’

Whilst staying at Walnut Grove I read ‘How to be both’ by Ali Smith. It is a wonderful novel that reminds us why Art is so important in our lives. … Continue reading ‘It’s good to hear your voice’


Eileen and Dai.