Richard Jefferies – His Passion Lives On

I haven’t yet been to the Richard Jefferies museum at Coate nor so much as glanced at any of his works. Something I must address before too long – though I do have a small blog post about him on Born Again Swindonian.

A Twitter and Facebook friend alerted me to this lovely blog post – http://johnshortlandwriter.com/2014/02/19/richard-jefferies-his-passion-lives-on/ – so I’m sharing it here so it might reach more people. Enjoy! 🙂

Life in the English Cotswolds

Great artists such as Gainsborough, Turner and Reubens speak to us down the centuries through their work as do poets but how many people still read the great – or the lesser – writers from years past?  The Bible is still read regularly by some, Shakespeare’s more famous lines are often quoted and we all think we know Bronte and Dickens whereas, in reality, most of us know the characters only as interpreted through television and film.  However, authors from past centuries still  have much to offer whether it be for historical background, research or, simply, pleasure.

I have always lived in the country and my fascination with the natural world began at a very early age.  My kindergarten class was taken on a nature walk and, as our teacher showed us the magical things to be found along the way, I became hooked and wanted to know more.  There are many excellent wildlife manuals and handbooks, new and old, that…

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2 responses to “Richard Jefferies – His Passion Lives On”

  1. johnshortlandwriter says :

    Thank you – so pleased you enjoyed it!

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