Tag Archives: Clifford Chambers

Angels Can Fly Because They Take Themselves Lightly

The Hosking Houses Trust staged an enchanting evening on the theme of angels. ‘Angels fly  because they take themselves lightly’ – G.K. Chesterton. It was held at St Helen’s Church, in Clifford Chambers, on Sunday. Author of ‘Miss Garnet’s Angel’, Salley Vickers, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday

This morning I was invited to the Remembrance Service for Clifford Chambers at  St Helen’s Church. After  hymns and readings we all silently stepped outside the church behind the Vicar, to stand round the memorial cross in the square.  The vicar waited for … Continue reading

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Lunch with the Hosking Houses Trustees and Daisy

A delightful and chatty lunch with the Hosking Houses Trustees at Sarah Hosking’s enchanting cottage.  From left to right in the picture are: Professor Louise Campbell, the wonderful Sarah Hosking herself, Dr Sara Lunt, Andrew Holtom (the musical IT specialist), … Continue reading

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Yellow Marrows?

On my afternoon walk I discovered this strange field.  From a distance it looked like a field full of dismembered limbs – but up close I realised it was yellow marrows. I am enjoying “The Fall” in Stratford.  One Americanism … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

So I am back in Clifford Chambers at the Hosking House – my books are on the shelves, the fire is lit and the computer up and running – now it begins, the long-awaited retreat to complete my next show. … Continue reading

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Round the Square and Up the Tower

‘Dear Clifford’s seat (the place of health and sport) Which many a time hath been the Muse’s quiet port’ Michael Drayton, from the Poli-Olbion, book ivx, 1612-22   An arial view of Clifford Chambers by John Miller 1998 The Hosking Houses Trust … Continue reading

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The Fellowship

In my salad days before marriage and children I felt the desperate need to desert London and retreat to the country and write.  I was lucky enough to secure a fellowship as a writer at Winchester School of Art.  It … Continue reading

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