Elizabeth Barrett in Torquay

It seems that the South West of England attracted a number of celebrities over the years  - Charles Dickens - now, he bought a house for his parents in Alphington, just outside Exeter and had a close affection for the place.  John Keats lived in Teignmouth for a while although not under the happiest of... Continue Reading →

The Trouble with History

See, the trouble with history is that it is all done and in the past.  Its value today is immeasurable – all those lessons we should have learned, all those people whose thoughts and lives have left messages for us to try to comprehend, all those events that were indispensible to our very existence today,... Continue Reading →

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