Monthly Archives: July 2011

Addressed to Seymour Jacklin Esq.

                  31/1/32 Royston My dearest Seymour. I will be glad if you will have my vein opened to be sure of death; also, to have me cremated. Thank you for all your goodness … Continue reading

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Why the Song of Solomon is one of my favourite books in the Bible.

So why is the Song of Solomon one of my favourite books in the Bible?  It is the only book in my Bible that I have coloured highlights, like an English literature study. (These are not written in order of … Continue reading

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The Greatest and Hardest Lesson to Learn

School has finished for the long summer holidays.  Originally, schools had a long summer break so the children could help bring in the harvest.  I don’t think our one afternoon of helping with the hay could count as much help … Continue reading

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The full story – Part 2

Our kind neighbour, with whom we have had minimal contact before, took Jemimah, Maggie and myself across his property – his wife offering us a cup of tea as we went – and home in his vehicle.  It would have … Continue reading

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