Connection: Fowey

The Freedom I Desired, Daphne du Maurier

Discovery The other two doves were her sisters Angela and Jeanne. The siblings had been ‘cherished, loved, protected’, but kept within a gilded cage. Nineteen-year-old Daphne was the one who had felt the most constrained and she was now ‘ready for adventure’. In 1926 she travelled from London with her mother, Muriel, and sisters in… Read more »

Cornwall: A Literary Introduction

These quotes are a small selection from the many writers and poets who have been drawn to Cornwall. With the exception of Percy Shelley who may or may not have visited Cornwall at all, and Paul Theroux who travelled through the county only briefly, they all lived here for a time; for some, the place… Read more »