The Bronte’s Personal effects

I was interested  to hear about a desk, purported to have belonged to Charlotte Bronte and a Geometry set and art box belonging to Emily.  They were auctioned off at Sotherby’s (see the results on the Bronte Blog HERE.  The owner William Law was a keen collector of Bronte memorabilia and bought directly from Rev. Arthur BellContinue reading “The Bronte’s Personal effects”

‘Daphne’ by Justine Picardie: The Infernal World of the Lost Boy

I have finished reading this book at last.  It isn’t a particularly lengthy book, neither was it tedious.  The reason it has taken me so long to read is that I was savouring every page!   That’s quite unusual for me, I like to gallop through a book when I’m really enjoying it – and IContinue reading “‘Daphne’ by Justine Picardie: The Infernal World of the Lost Boy”