Essays

 

Friday, 11 July, 2008

In November 1942 the Russian philosopher, Semyon Frank, wrote in his notebook: “In this terrifying war, in the inhuman chaos which reigns in the world, the one who first starts to forgive will in the end be victorious.”

Friday, 11 July, 2008

‘Do you know why Bideford is not talking to Barnstaple?’ No,’ I admitted. His answer, ‘They didn’t send enough ships to the Armada!’