‘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’

Poetry and music together


This is one of the books that Sian gave me for my recent birthday. Sian thought that I might be amused by the marginalia [evidence of past use]. Sian was … Continue reading ‘WITHDRAWN FROM STOCK’

The Dark Flower

A WWI Officers Library: ‘The Library is OPEN, but there is only ONE book!’ ‘The Dark Flower’ by John Galsworthy