Figure in a landscape
Posted: 02 Nov 2012 @ 00:33
The writer Ronald Blythe, celebrated for his observations on
literature, the Church, and the countryside, is 90 next week. He
talks about his life and times to Malcolm
BOTTENGOMS FARM looks like a fairy-tale cottage. Or that is how
it seems in the pen-and-ink drawing at the top of Ronald Blythe's
regular column, "Word from Wormingford", on the back page of the
There is a similar sense of mystery when you drive up the track,
and find the house (it is not a cottage) nestling in a fold of
land, wreathed by dense vegetation.
You almost expect the door to be opened by someone Grimm or
hobbit-like. But, instead, its ...
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