Three weeks ago my Mum lost her husband. That makes her a widow. She’s joined the universal club of the widows. The thing about widows, once you notice, is that they’re everywhere. They surround us but we hardly see them. Join any queue at the post office or ride on the lower deck of a… Continue reading Widows

Those dictionaries

A list of the 55 dictionaries that I found amongst my dad’s books when he died. Back to my blog post about him. Dictionary of Gastronomy Collins Cobuild Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs Dictionnaire des Noms Propres A Concise Dictionary of American Place-Names Dictionary of Inventions Dictionary of Pub Names A Dictionary of Eponyms The Oxford… Continue reading Those dictionaries