Archive for: October, 2011

Uncategorized October 31, 2011

BLOG 100

A modern house, he saw, perhaps ten years old. The place was beautifully kept with that air of opulent peace that clothes even the smallest houses of the well to do. E. C. Bentley, Trent’s Last Case  I was touched when some of my regular readers sent messages. There had been an unexplained long lull

Uncategorized October 23, 2011

TIME PRESENT AND TIME PAST

               Through the sweet-briar, or the vine,                Or the twisted eglantine;                While the cock with lively din,                Scatters the rear of darkness thin.                                                                      Milton, ‘L’Allegro’  The Metropolitan railway bisects West Hampstead terraces. Photo by

Uncategorized October 2, 2011

VOICES ON A WARM OCTOBER NIGHT

There is no index of character so sure as the voice.  Benjamin Disraeli October 1st, 2011: I took this photograph on my iPhone just after 7 o’clock this evening, so you see how our London nights are drawing in, though our day was perfect, breaking all records for October – and it promises to be