Tag Archive: literature

Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

Autumn is my favourite season, and it was my grandfather’s favourite too. In fact, you couldn’t say “Autumn” without him booming out “SEASON OF MISTS AND MELLOW FRUITFULNESS” from wherever he was standing… Continue reading

Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall

This is one of my favourite views in Britain, sitting on the cliffs looking at Godrevy Lighthouse. Virginia Woolf visited this lighthouse in 1892, and it is often said that it inspired her… Continue reading

The Fox

At the moment I’m reading The Fox, a novella by D. H. Lawrence, and I have spent the whole day being haunted by a wonderful passage that I read last night. I have the honour of… Continue reading

Carey Mulligan shines in new promo still for the Great Gatsby

Carey Mulligan looks every inch the roaring twenties flapper girl in this gorgeous photo. I can’t wait for the film to come out so we can see more outfits like this!

Tiffany Diamonds Bring the Great Gatsby to Life

Check out the new trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s new vision of F Scott Fitzgerald’s American classic, The Great Gatsby. Tiffany & Co designed a range of diamond jewellery exclusively for the film, and I… Continue reading

A mysterious photo of D. H. Lawrence

Today when I was looking through the online archives for my old school, Nottingham High School for Girls, I came across something very interesting. The old girls association has been recently been uploading old photographs of… Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Dickens!

Today is the 200th birthday of British author, Charles Dickens. His novels have earned him a respected place among the great figures of English literature, as well as a place on every bookshelf… Continue reading

The Great White Stag Lives!

The red deer is one of the most enchanting animals of Britain, and the stags are the most formidable and imposing of all. While you may struggle to see a red stag in… Continue reading