“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times”

I have just finished reading  A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. I can’t remember when I first read it but it must have been when I was in my teens because it didn’t leave an impact on me whereas having read it now in my sixties it has left some strong impressions on…

Dickens and Ingpen, a beautiful combination

Today is the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens. I thought I would share with you a beautifully illustrated Dickens book, given to me by my husband. I have mentioned Robert Ingpen in a previous post but I thought today was a perfect opportunity to share my love of his illustrations. He is the only Australian…