BOUTIQUE, BOUTIQUE, BOUTIQUE…
BEGINNING BLOG OF 2017 BLENHEIM LIT FEST
... and doesn’t that just nail it? Because let’s face, this is rather a natty, chic, vogueing kind of ‘do’ and on a classic Autumnal morning like this (please note I didn’t use the word ‘sunny’) it all feels a bit, well, “Brideshead Revisited’ cum “Antiques Roadshow” with just a dash of “Great British Bake Off” about it.
Personally speaking, it’s a privilege to be here, covering its three day celebration of all things tasty, witty, and most importantly of all, unputdownable.
Right, introductions over, I thought I’d start on a high by paying rapt attention during Aljos Farjon’s talk on ‘Ancient Oaks in the English Landscape - a choice I’m sure Oxford’s JRR Tolkien would have approved of…
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