I note that we get hardly any comments: I have switched the theme to Ghostium, which imitates medium, and allows for reading. I have deleted most of my social media. Most of the illustrations now…

To be called Victorian used to be an insult. It implied that one was prudish, repressed, traditional: the irony is that the Victorian era was a time of conflict, tumult, revolution (industrial, political and civil)…

One of the ongoing projects here is rediscovering old poetry, and Stella is one of the cycles of poems that is old for English. Sydney was an accomplished soldier, and like most officers of that…

One of the things I have to do daily is turn to the word of God. It is not new: I have been doing this for years. In sickness, in health, in times of peace…