We were very sensitive about colours at that time

Metroland, a novel by Julian Barnes, is about two school-age boys growing older in the world. The novel begins and ends with sodium street lighting. One of my favourite poems … Continue reading We were very sensitive about colours at that time

Silent as light

The Antiquary: “is preoccupied on every level by the relation between past and present.” Mary Midgley: “These doctrines are often bizarrely over-confident and over-simple” George Orwell in Why I Write: … Continue reading Silent as light