Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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Tag Archives: Dr Johnson
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn. Dr Samuel Johnson 1709-1784 There is always ‘The Inn Of The Sixth Happiness‘, but somehow I … Continue reading
If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his friendship in constant repair. Dr Samuel Johnson The illustration is by © Lightspring | … Continue reading
Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. Dr … Continue reading
If you are idle, be not solitary; If you are solitary, be not idle. Dr Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) The illustration is ‘Picture of a lonely girl walking along a city street‘ Image ID: 61626385 Copyright: Alexandra Thompson via Shutterstock