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Day 357: In Search of Lord Byron

A-Z of the East Midlands: N is for Newstead (Part One)

You take the rough with the smooth around here. I’m sitting overlooking the cricket field at Nuncargate and contemplating Duncan Hamilton’s excellent biography of local hero Harold Larwood.   1,642 more words

From "Lady Chatterley's Lover", by DH Lawrence

“Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically. The cataclysm has happened, we are among the ruins, we start to build up new little habitats, to have new little hopes. 166 more words


Holiday Reading: Sardinia Edition

A 9 book/2 week holiday seems like pretty good going. Decent mix of holiday fun and overdue quality reads. I *was* aiming for 10 (with William Boyd’s… 217 more words


of effervescence, food, wine - and literature

…and on the high road, some of the common people were standing along the hedge, looking at the festivity beyond, enviously, like souls not admitted to paradise.

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Food And Wine

Villa Cimbrone, Ravello

‘Lost to a world in which I crave no part, I sit alone and commune with my heart. Pleased with my little corner of earth, glad to have come, not sorry to depart’.

DH Lawrence.