Archive for May, 2012

My obsession, albeit a mild one, with illustrated children’s books of a certain vintage continues – and as obsessions go it’s more socially acceptable than others eh ?

Over the last week I’ve spent more time than I really wanted to at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. To be honest I suppose no one finds themselves wanting to spend more time there but such is the nature of these things. Thankfully it appears to be staffed by some remarkably able indiviudals who seem determined […]

In The Know


In my ever increasing attempts to prove George Borrow wrong, (as I’ve mentioned before he was an English novelist and travel writer in the 1800s (incidentally born in Norfolk) who once wrote : “There are no countries in the world less known by the British than these self same British Islands”), I recently purchased another guide to the […]