A Mouse called Wellington

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Art in the Attic | 4 Comments

Back in 2012, when I was struggling – and largely failing – to make ends meet as a freelance writer, we had an unwanted guest. There could well have been more than one mouse, but as we only ever saw one we preferred to think of it as a lone operator. Its first mistake was to […]

The Company They Keep

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Art in the Attic | No Comments

C.S. (‘Jack’) Lewis and I go back a long way. All the way to the eighties, in fact, when the Chronicles of Narnia were the most read books of my childhood. After Narnia, my Dad introduced me to Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, which led me on to the study of the Inklings – a memorable constellation of personalities, […]