As a travel writer – or ‘writer about places’ as the inside flap of this homage would have it – Jan Morris’ career is a study in the modern evolution of the genre. Her 1956 debut (for practical purposes I’m going to use ‘her’ in this review, notwithstanding Morris’ sex-change in 1972), Coast to Coast, […]
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In Pursuit of Spring

Kym Martindale

PUBLISHED ON: 21/05/14


In 1913, the poet Edward Thomas cycled west, from London to Kilve, Somerset, in search of spring. He wrote that he found spring above Kilve, on Cothel …

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