Have you climbed a MUNRO?

Have you climbed a MUNRO? Hugh MUNRO of Lindertis, 1856-1919, was a Scottish mountaineer best known for his list of mountains in Scotland over 3,000 feet (914.4 m), known as … Continue reading Have you climbed a MUNRO?

Chapter Two of Part Three of ‘Decline and Fall’

In Chapter Two of  Part Three of ‘Decline and Fall’ by Evelyn Waugh, the prison Governor asks  ‘D.4.12’ [Paul Pennyfeather]:  ‘I wonder whether you have narcissistic tendencies? Did you lead … Continue reading Chapter Two of Part Three of ‘Decline and Fall’

‘Small talk of the week’

At the beginning of a new century, Marble Hill by the Thames, was to find itself the “small talk of the week”: At the beginning of last week, Marble Hill … Continue reading ‘Small talk of the week’

He talks about the whole landscape

A few photographs taken at Edinburgh Botanic Gardens on Sunday 2nd September 2018 and a gathered posie of word-flowers of others.: