Monthly Archives: March 2021

Embroidery of Dürer’s Rhinoceros and Philip Hoare’s book, ‘Albert and the Whale’

  I’ve always been much taken by the idea that Tennyson was “ The man who had the extraordinary literary luck to write In Memoriam before Queen Victoria got bereaved and needed it.” (see blog Lynn Truss’s book ‘Tennyson’s Gift’ – a definite for the boudoir shelf and I’m pretty sure the funniest book I’ve ever […]

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Lesley Blanch : A Journey into the Mind’s Eye. Repair job on a cushion with K monogram

When I was in my twenties I always rather fancied having a boudoir. As the French, taken literally, means a room to sulk in, I embraced less the term and more the Virginia Woolf idea of a room of one’s own. When no such room materialised I reduced my ambitions to a shelf of favourite […]

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