Mother and four kids

A  photo of my mother, Noreen, around 1931 when she would have been 10, with her elder brother, Herbert. They are outside their home, a cottage by Scaleby Moss, near Carlisle, in Cumbria. This photo, which appeared in the Cumberland News, pictures them with their goat...

read more

Freud’s Begonia

This is a direct descendant of a Begonia that belonged to Sigmund Freud. He gave its ancestor to the world-famous Norwegian opera singer, Kirsten Flagstad. She, in turn, gave it to Bernard Miles, (later Lord Miles) who had supported her in her early career. She also...

read more


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This