Exist On Sufferance

“Italy and London are the only places where I don’t feel to exist on sufferance” – E.M. Forster | Travel Quote of the Day

Invaders Have Tried

“How can the mind take hold of such a country? Generations of invaders have tried, but they remain in exile. The important towns they build are only retreats, their quarrels the malaise of men who cannot find their way home. India knows of their trouble. She knows of the whole world’s trouble, to its uttermost […]

Things in Hertfordshire

“With the first jolt he was in daylight; they had left the gateways of King’s Cross, and were under blue sky. Tunnels followed, and after each the sky grew bluer, and from the embankment at Finsbury Park he had his first sight of the sun. It rolled along behind the eastern smokes — a wheel, […]

Few Travelled

“Few travelled in these days, for, thanks to the advance of science, the earth was exactly alike all over. Rapid intercourse, from which the previous civilization had hoped so much, had ended by defeating itself. What was the good of going to Peking when it was just like Shrewsbury? Why return to Shrewsbury when it […]

Those To Whom She Felt Indifferent

“As her time in Florence drew to a close, she was only at ease amongst those to whom she felt indifferent” – E.M. Forster