I used to live in a retirement block not a million miles from Seven Dials. There was one poor resident who wandered the corridors in the wee hours, ringing doorbells, then disappearing before the luckless occupant answered the door. The culprit was never identified. They seek it here, […]
A BRIGHTON MUSEUM exhibit has landed a starring role in the new BBC1 drama ‘His Dark Materials’. The Booth, the natural history museum in Dyke Road, loaned a stuffed hare to the production company which used the animal as a starting point for a CGI character.
Endless marches and petitions, people’s vote and so much more Are the way we British protest ’bout the things that we deplore. Brexit, war on terror, Palestine, Theresa May, Cameron, Blair and Thatcher, and more and more each day.
ONE MORNING IN 1947 Dr Harold Stockwell, the senior French teacher at my Grammar school, was taking us through some complicated verbs. He noticed that the boy behind me was reading something under the desk. “What are you reading?” he asked. “It is a French letter, sir.” Without […]
On Rogation Day, we walk and pray We beat the bounds, to holy sounds To God, we say, give us today, Our daily bread and breath.