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8 June 2017


Eric Ravilious and Helen Binyon painted by Peggy Angus at Furlongs in the mid 1930s. More by Peggy Angus tomorrow; when this Post will be written, as usual, at breakfast time, either smiling or crying. But there is a tinge of optimism in the air. Yes, yes, we know that Bloomsbury is a bubble, and has Keir Starmer, but really there is cf. this video by the excellent John Harris here. (If the lovely people who wrote to us about the last Persephone Letter are reading this Post – Lydia has of course thanked you all and we shall renew the thanks on the next Letter. But we were hugely grateful and cheered. Thank you very much.)

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