A review of Uncle Fred in the Springtime, one of PG Wodehouse’s Blandings Castle comedies. Bonus: 21 springy quotations. The six Blandings Castle novels by PG Wodehouse in my Folio Society edition are: Summer Lightning Heavy Weather Uncle Fred in the Springtime Full Moon Pigs have Wings Service with a Smile I have so far reviewed those highlighted in the bold
A review of “Unsheltered” by Barbara Kingsolver, with quotations, reflecting on what it says about the mood of contemporary America. Barbara Kingsolver is a great
One person’s experience of Coronavirus Vienna: lockdown, closures – and a wonderful city, even in coronavirus times. Plus 36 pictures of Vienna in lockdown. When
What are epigrams? They are eloquent phrases written by George Eliot in the novel “Middlemarch”. Other people write them, too. What to do, when you
“Vintage Season” – what if the terrible time we are living in right now was judged by history to have been the best of all
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