Four more good things in February TUDOR FASHION What a wonderful exhibition ‘The Tudors: Passion, Power & Politics’ at the Holburne Museum, Bath – on until 8 May, 2022. So lucky that this has come so close to home. ‘This focused exhibition, developed in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery and National Museums Liverpool, includes… Read More Four more good things
‘Some people will tell you there is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea.’ ― Ralph Waldo Emerson One of the items on my ‘After Lockdown To Do List’, along with hairdresser, dentist and optician, was go to Bath and have lunch at Comins. As they had just re-opened,… Read More Time for tea
In a previous blog I described a walk down Walcot Street, now known as Bath’s Artisan Quarter. Sadly, I have to report that on a New Year’s Day walk along the same street, we went further on past St Swithin’s along the London Road. We were heading for the Holburne Msueum (closed as a Bank… Read More Open for business
There are about 217 members of the Society of Authors in Bath and District area and we hope that this new group will attract a good number of them. The group has been set up by local members with the support of the Society. Bath SoA Group Inaugural Meeting – 21 September 2018 Location: Royal… Read More New Society of Authors group starts in Bath
A few things have changed down Walcot Street in Bath since Jane Austen went shopping for decorative fruit and flowers in June 1799. She was looking for a present for her sister Cassandra – fashionable items (and expensive so it seemed) to decorate her bonnets. A plum or greengage would cost three shillings; cherries and… Read More Down Walcot Way
What have you been doing to cheer yourself up this wintry season?