Faith in libraries repaid

Libraries are forests, stacked with books, enormous places in which to wander and get lost. I love the idea of borrowing books, reading them and handing them back. It's the original kind of recycling. But recently libraries thrilled me even more. All my faith in them has been repaid. I grew up using libraries. Books... Continue Reading →

G M Trevelyan

GM Trevelyan, historian and author, was the first president and great spokesman for the Youth Hostels Association. He epitomised the spartan in youth hostels. He also gave land and money for youth hostels including Black Sail, Castle Hedingham, and Once Brewed. YHA could have chosen his brother, Sir Charles Trevelyan, for their president but instead... Continue Reading →

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