The Quest for England: The Obsession for Gardening

The Quest for England: The Obsession for Gardening

Gardening, both growing flowers or crops is something the world shares over, but the English garden is envied because of the benign climate and quality of the soil. To learn a bit more about the English obsession for gardening, I visit Richard Suggett, from The Veg Grower Podcast, on his allotment in Littlehampton. We discuss […]

The Quest for England: In Search of Enid Blyton

The Quest for England: In Search of Enid Blyton

In my continuing quest for England and Englishness, Julia and I have gone in search of The Famous Five and The Secret Seven. Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children’s writer whose books have been among the world’s best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. […]