Extract from Sugar Money

St Pierre, Martinique, Western Antilles  December 1765 Chapter One I was tethering the cows out by the pond when a boy came into our pasture saying that Father Cléophas himself […]

Extract from Gillespie and I

Preface Tuesday, 11th April 1933 London It would appear that I am to be the first to write a book on Gillespie. Who, if not me, was dealt that hand? […]

Extract from ‘The Observations’

Preface My missus she often said to me ‘Now then Bessy, don’t be calling me missus.’ She said this especially when the minister was coming for his tea. My missus […]