Winter in Winchester

“What he longs for instead, as he sits at the food-strewn table, is winter, winter itself. He wants the essentiality of winter, not this half-season grey selfsameness. He wants real winter where woods are sheathed in snow, trees emphatic with its white, their bareness shining and enhanced because of it, the ground underfoot snow-covered as... Continue Reading →

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Autumn in Winchester

“October’s a blink of the eye. The apples weighing down the tree a minute ago are gone and the tree’s leaves are yellow and thinning. A frost has snapped millions of trees all across the country into brightness. The ones that aren’t evergreen are a combination of beautiful and tawdry, red orange gold the leaves,... Continue Reading →

Favourite Bookshops in London

Since I've managed to visit some pretty great bookshops lately, I thought I would make a post detailing some of my favourite places in London to visit and buy books, if you have any thoughts or other recommendations of bookshops to visit, please let me know in the comments! Foyles- Charing Cross Road If I... Continue Reading →

Visit to Petworth House

This was my second visit to Petworth House, and I still didn’t get around to seeing everything I wanted, which is a testament to the grand scale of the grounds that surround the house. As I’m already acting like a middle-aged woman rather than a student, I got a national trust membership this year. Despite... Continue Reading →

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