Exploring the Isle of Wight with Alfred Lord Tennyson

The western tip of England’s Isle of Wight was a setting beloved of the Victorian poet laureate, Alfred Lord Tennyson, for the last half of his life. Still beautiful, less populated than the rest of the island and soothingly calm, it is easy to understand his attachment.

The Remains of a Dream: Alexander Pope’s Villa at Twickenham

By Loredana Massa For a common tourist, nowadays, Twickenham, part of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, may mean […]

Naulakha, Rudyard Kipling’s Priceless Jewel

By Ann Wallace I feel no twinge of conscience To deny me any theme When care has cast her anchor […]