Mare’s Tails

On the train yesterday, with Kenneth O. Morgan’s ‘The Twentieth Century’, I finished reading ‘The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain’ in the 1992 edition.  Ten university historians have each contributed a section in their particular field, from Roman times to 1991.  Written for the layperson it does neverless assume a certain amount of prior knowledge, theContinue reading “Mare’s Tails”

A Walk With Paul

The other day Lynne had offered me her husband Paul as a walking partner.  ‘Paul walks’, she said, and she felt sure he would want to walk with me.  ‘But he won’t be up to your pace’, she added.  I thought that a bit strange, as she couldn’t have known what my pace was.  OnContinue reading “A Walk With Paul”