A gentleman who exuded an infectious joie de vivre

Augurs of change

I was particularly struck by the hosts’ vegetable garden, which was inside a veritable deer and rabbit-proof wire-mesh fortress

I would make a more reflective Hamlet now

The best of the fluke fisherman come in all varieties ranging from priest to dubious to the lucky child who lands a doormat

Not only beauty but guilt and innocence can be in the eye of the beholder

Innersleeve Records, as the place is called, appears to be doing solid business

Blake said there are two sorts — tyrants and the acquiescent victims of tyrants

“Your cat is dead. Do you want our cat?”

Who really needs a drawerful of cheesecloth and canning-jar wax that predates the Vietnam War?