Family History

With my Chauffeuse out shopping today I finished reading The front cover of my Virago Modern Classics edition, Number 234 of 1986, shows “The Opera Cloak” by William Strang. The back cover contains the publisher’s accurate blurb on the novel, after the last page of which is this description of the history and aims ofContinue reading “Family History”


Heavy overnight rain had left lakes on the landscape and pools on the roads. Tractor tracks disappeared into a field now occupied by waterfowl. On my walk home from  car trip to Milford on Sea, I took one look at the overflowing stream alongside the footpath leading to the nature reserve, and decided to take theContinue reading “Orlando/Vita”