This morning I woke up feeling like it was 7 in the morning. It was it 9:37 am. I justified this feeling of tiredness by reminding myself that daylight savings ended or started yesterday. 1,084 more words
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Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson, with an introduction by Phillip Mallett was a pleasure.
Ms. Thompson’s three semi autobiographical books (or lightly fictionalized as Mallett puts it), Lark Rise (1939), Over to Candleford (1941) and Candelford Green (1943) were brought together in 1945 along with 30 wood engravings by Julie Neild create a vivid, yet gentle picture of the 1880’s… 118 more words
Dreams of the Good Life. The Life of Flora Thompson and the Creation of Lark Rise to Candleford, by Richard Mabey
I was brought up on Lark Rise to Candleford. Juniper Hill, the real-life hamlet on which Lark Rise is based, is about 15 miles from where I grew up, and in the same unassuming, un-picturesque intensely agricultural part of the Midlands. 1,093 more words