Monthly Archives: December 2011

pinpoints of light in the dark

Milton!  Thou shouldst be living at this hour: England has need of thee: she is a fen Of stagnant waters: William Wordsworth (1770-1850) In Norfolk for Christmas.  Endless dark and light despair everywhere, but the big Anglian skies lift the … Continue reading

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European – first applied to central Greece, later extended to the whole Greek mainland, then to the land mass behind it.  (Shorter Oxford English Dictionary) For he might have been a Roosian, Or French, a Turk or Proosian, Or perhaps … Continue reading

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