Poking around in flowers’ private parts.
A penchant for reading other people’s correspondence is one of my few vices. As a John le Carré fan-boy, I was very much looking forward to this collection, and it didn’t disappoint. Here you will find le Carré (real name: David Cornwell) corresponding with fellow former spies; assuring Sir Alec Guinness he is perfect for… Continue reading Book review: ‘A Private Spy: the letters of John le Carré, 1945-2020’
A history of Northern England from the Ice Age to the present day.
Eclectic crepuscular essays.
An introduction to our formerly maligned cousins.
Pleasure, truth, and roses.
A history of women walking.
Like Jeeves and Wooster without all the ‘What-ho?!’s.
British politics and the North-South divide.
A bunch of bullet points with the bullets removed.