Our book recommendation for October is The Real Jane Austen: A life in small things, by Paula Byrne. Divided into chapters dealing with different items such as 'The East Indian Shawl', 'The Topaz Crosses', and 'The Box of Letters', it is a fascinating, readable and original exploration of the life of Jane Austen and the…
Today's Friday Food for Thought is from Confucious (551 - 479BC), Chinese philosopher and politician.
"Noi non potemo avere perfetta vita senza amici". Today's Friday Food for Thought is from Dante Alighieri (c.1265 - 1321), Italian poet and author of the Divine Comedy, considered by many to be the greatest work in the Italian language.
Today's Friday Food for Thought comes from Anthony Trollope, 1815 - 1882, English novelist and former employee at the Post Office. He is reputed to have invented the pillar box.