Leave it to Wodehouse!

Like so many things you learn as a child, the writers you read as you grow up will affect you for life. I admit that’s just my opinion, I don’t have absolute scientific proof, but it’s definitely been true for me. Despite Wodehouse being born in 1881, and me in 1972, I still found hisContinue reading “Leave it to Wodehouse!”

Katherine Mansfield

October is the birth month of Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) a modernist short story writer born to a socially prominent family in New Zealand. Her real name was Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp and it is telling that she chose to change her name and rid herself of some of the upper class trappings of the family toContinue reading “Katherine Mansfield”