Tag Archives: Bridge

Playing Cards: Dr Johnson

I am sorry I have not learned to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness and consolidates society. Dr Johnson Boswell’s Life of Johnson, p.433 The illustration is copyright: Yuri Arcurs via Shutterstock I especially … Continue reading

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Plus Ca Change, Plus C’est La Meme Chose: Hilaire Belloc

On A General Election The accursed power which stands on Privilege (And goes with Women, and Champagne and Bridge) Broke – and Democracy resumed her reign: (Which goes with Bridge and Women and Champagne). Hilaire Belloc The illustration is copyright: … Continue reading

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The Point Of Bridge: Hugh Walpole

One man I know is happy only when he is playing bridge, but as he plays bridge morning, noon and night he is always happy. Hugh Walpole 1884-1941 Roman Fountain (1940) The illustration is copyright: Everett Collection via Shutterstock

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