Did Jane Austen have anything in common with the “Black Lives Matter” movement? Surely not! Our Jane is the nation’s favourite author – she’s on our ten-pound note and we are all, regardless of our political differences, “Janeites”. Some adore her for her love scenes, especially if spiced up with a little wet-shirt action; some […]
Author: Mike Temple
Mike Temple is a retired teacher of English now enjoying writing verse, including translations of French poetry and of other European languages.
“My lovely mum died of Covid-19 in a care home unprepared for the discharge from hospital of a patient with Covid-19.” So said one among many thousands of people grieving for the loss of their loved ones. And many ask why so many more died in UK care homes than in most other countries around […]