books

The Failure of Success

8:06 am, Monday, 4 March 2013

By Jennifer Kavanagh Success! What a glorious, ringing, resounding sound that has. Something golden to reach out for, a pinnacle to attain. Passing, winning, beating – success is heady stuff. We all have images in our mind: of applause, champagne, triumphant smiles, [...]

The world of Maisie Dobbs

7:45 am, Friday, 20 January 2012

By Brian Jarman A young woman steps off the wooden escalator at Warren Street tube station and walks into the street.  She’s smartly dressed in the style of the late 1920s.  She looks a little stuck-up, but when she stops to talk to a news vendor, Jack, her accent is [...]