Books and Walking – a Literary Trail

How well do you know your famous South London writers and books? So, which arch-villain said, at the end of each adventure, ‘The world shall hear from me again!’  And where did his creator live? Or, with a more literary … Continue reading

The Garden Museum

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I had visited this small but lovely museum before its refurbishment and found it charming, especially the tombstones in the graveyard of St-Mary-at-Lambeth Church, where it is located. I returned last week. Formerly the Museum of Garden History, the museum … Continue reading

Walls Have Ears

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After the success and popularity of the Clapham Book Festival’s panel session last year about spies and spying, either real or fictional, ( see Espionage ) we decided to run a similar session this year focussing particularly on WWII and … Continue reading

Chasing a Hare

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Today I am chasing a hare. A magical, almost mystical, creature, symbolic of changeability and fertility and associated with the Moon, hares feature in folklore and art in many different cultures around the world, it would be hard to catch. … Continue reading