“Half memoir, half travel, A Yank Back to England...is an absolutely wonderful book, not only about going home again but also about love and family and tradition and the passage of the years.”
—Michael Dirda, Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic (Washington
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Monday, April 13, 2009

Time to go!

“Where we going again?” asked Mum.
“Canterbury, Mum, Canterbury. Frances wants to have a look around. Might be interesting, it’s very old,” I conceded. “Can’t remember going there, myself.”
“All that way – a cathedral. Hmmm. I’ve seen one of them.”
“Well, if you want to go to Canterbury, we have to make an early start of it,” said Lew. “It’s a long way. And the traffic!” Lew shook his head ominously, as if he knew, which he didn’t. “Well, the traffic, I wouldn’t like to say.”

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