How I found poetry again

How I found poetry again

35 or more years ago I discovered and fell in love with poetry. I was a young teenager and the television adaptation of Testament of Youth came on the box. I had not heard of the book before but I just fell in love with Vera Brittain’s story and began reading more about World War One and the incredibly moving and haunting poetry it begat. I read Owen, Sassoon and others in a compilation but the first book I bought

A virtual visit to Anne Frank’s house

When a good friend of mine said she would be visiting Amsterdam last week and in particular The Anne Frank museum I asked, nay I pleaded with her to get me a guidebook or leaflet from there as The Diary of A Young Girl written by Anne Frank is such a special book and i knew i’d probably never get the chance to visit myself. This is what she came back with for me: A gorgeous, pocket sized hardback guidebook