Old Enough to Read Fairy Tales

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“Have you heard? Can you remember?” I can remember the rusty climbing-frame on the parched grass that one summer. How it so easily became a castle for us to climb. Or was it… Continue reading

The Proof is in the Picture…

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In Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Being Earnest, the following exchange takes place between the young and imaginative Cecily Cardew and her governess: Cecily: I keep a diary in order to enter… Continue reading

Returning to Narnia

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Reading the very copy of this I had as a child whilst on a high-speed train across France to the Alps brings with it a comforting familiarity. In fact, it wasn’t just the… Continue reading

Photography in the Insta-age

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Some hasty google research has just informed me that we now upload more than 1.8 billion photos to the internet every day. 1.8 billion. I can’t even really conceive of that number. That… Continue reading