High roads and low roads

In a summer that is coming to be known for frequent journeys – planned and otherwise – I was diverted in a rare quiet moment to pick up a Google alert that took me to Douglas Galbi’s blog and this entry in particular. DG treats us to a tour of ‘long-winded’ writers beginning with M. de … Continue reading High roads and low roads

Carte Blanche

Okay, so it’s a long time since any of De Scudery’s works were in copyright, but the librarian in me has never been happy about displaying this image of the Carte de Tendre* even though it’s widely available on the net. Who does an image like this belong to, after all? This week, however, I discovered it’s … Continue reading Carte Blanche