‘Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height.' E. M. Forster
18 May 2012
PART OF THE WOODWORK
We had a carpenter come to deal with a little dry rot in our roof. He told me that, amongst the historic buildings he’d worked in, had been Hampton Court. It struck me that his job was like that of an actor, who works his materials in the great theatres of the world and in obscure fringe venues.