Connection: Derek Jarman

Trouble on the Marsh, Rudyard Kipling

Dymchurch Flit, this rambling, dialect-ridden fairy tale featured in the Puck of Pook’s Hill (1906) short story collection, bears the hallmarks of Rudyard Kipling’s rich imagination. It features the widow Whitgift, a wise woman and seer who lives under the sea wall at Dymchurch and senses ‘trouble on the marsh the same as eels feel… Read more »