Category Archives: Memories

Celebrating Jerry’s life

On 20 July 70 people gathered to remember Jerry Pearlman, former Ramblers’ solicitor and member of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Continue reading

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Benenden pageant 50 years on

Fifty years ago I was the Echyngham standard-bearer for the Benenden School pageant. Continue reading

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Dartington connection

Henry Moore’s Memorial Figure at Dartington is dedicated to Christopher Martin, a friend of my mother’s. Continue reading

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Fifty years of diary-keeping

I have kept a daily diary since fifty years ago today, 2 January 1969. Continue reading

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A Story for Mukti

On the late Barbara MacDonald’s 106th birthday I write about her daughter’s book of letters from her lover, Indian thespian Habib Tanvir. Continue reading

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A bit of Bayeux on Dartmoor

There is (or was) an extract of the Bayeux Tapestry, painted on the kitchen wall by Sylvia Sayer, at Old Middle Cator on Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Inca’s centenary

Inca, my black labrador friend, is 100 years old. Continue reading

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