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Elizabeth Bowen: A Time in Rome

At some point reasonably soon, I intend to go and explore Rome seriously, so when I came across this in a secondhand bookshop, and because it’s in the generally reliable… 197 more words

Travel Writing

Vienna Waits and Paris Won't Run Away

Good Evening Wanna-Bes,

In the hours after finishing Briony’s novel, while waiting for the library to fill my request, to supply me with a copy of… 508 more words

Book Review: The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth Bowen

Old fashioned and quirky with sentences that beat to a strange rhythm, you’re not even half way through the first chapter of The Heat of the Day… 619 more words


Royal Botanic Gardens Kew + The Queen’s Speech

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Kew Gardens Christmas Trail. Lakeside explosions of The Nutcracker, kaleidoscopic cacophonies of the chattering classes, lower-upper-middle class people in glasshouses, why my… 59 more words