‘The shape of my library is round’

I recently read ‘Letters to Camondo’ by Edmund De Waal. In Exploring this Parisian museum it shares writing at it’s most beautiful: I was delighted to read that like Montaigne, … Continue reading ‘The shape of my library is round’

“A place with no quotation marks”

In childhood I was considered by my teachers as a “backward reader” and a child without promise. In adulthood I became a voracious reader interested in just about any narrative. … Continue reading “A place with no quotation marks”

Umbrellas in Glasgow

The Book of Scottish Anecdote also shares this: I collect quotes on umbrellas from books that I have read. I once wrote this poem about the umbrella makers who lived … Continue reading Umbrellas in Glasgow

umbrellas

I collect quotes, from books that I have read, on umbrellas. It would seem that my obsession with umbrellas [largely symbolic] has long been shared.   Footnote: