Archives for November 2015

I Do The Very Best I Know How, The Very Best I Can, And I Mean To Keep On Doing So Until The End.

My title is a quote by Abraham Lincoln and it was practised by someone I knew. Let me begin by telling you that many, many years ago I was enthralled by the books written by C.P.Snow. I then started to read the works of his wife, Pamela Hansford Johnson. She wrote 27 novels. Her books focussed on the moral responsibility of the individual in their personal and social relations. Her writing ranged from romantic comedy and high comedy to tragedy and the psychological study of cruelty. I was fascinated also by the relationship and life of this literary couple. Pamela H. Johnson’s book of essays ... [read more]