Tourist: Have you lived here all your life? Old Londoner: Not Yet —Herbert V Prochnow & Herbert V Prochnow Jr. in ‘Jokes, Quotes & One Liners Volume 2’

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Opening Sentence:A squat grey building of only thirty-four stories. Synopsis:Into the neatly programmed ‘Brave New World’ of test-tube babies and drug-controlled happiness, misfit Bernard Marx brings the innocent Savage… Genre:Science Fiction Rating:@@@@ Pages:213 ISBN:o-582-06016-8 Year:1991 Format:Hardcover Comments:Aldous Huxley first published… Read More ›

For the Fallen

With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and royal… Read More ›

Mother England

  Some quaint and unusual English village names: Askham Bryan Barton in the Beans Blubberhouses Compton Pauncefoot Cow Honeybourne Frisby on the Wreake Great Weeke Gussage All Saints Little Snoring London Apprentice Maggots End Mappowder Martyr Worthy Nempnett Thrubwell Nether… Read More ›