‘Life, loss and the words that have helped’

Last weekend, the Sunday Post shared a review of Richard Holloway’s latest book: The review finished with a poem written by Richard Holloway that concludes his latest book.  A poem … Continue reading ‘Life, loss and the words that have helped’

Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

I recently read Father and Son by the writer and poet  Edmund Gosse. This ‘memoir’ was written in 1907 and subtitled ‘a study of two temperaments.’ I was reminded of … Continue reading Told with an evident truth as unflinching as it is tender

Richard Holloway: ‘But to repeat:’

Richard Holloway in ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’ :