A Long Way From Home

Recently, BBC Radio 2, organised a 500 word - story - writing competition for children aged between 5-13. I made lots of different stories before making the difficult decision of which one to submit. I have decided to share a few of the drafts I created on this blog. Here is the first one: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ … Continue reading A Long Way From Home

Tess of the d’Urbervilles- Thomas Hardy

I have a vague feeling that a couple of decades ago, I have read or atleast attempted to read 'Far from the madding crowd' by Thomas Hardy. But considering I barely remember anything about it, Tess of the d'Urbervilles is my first proper introduction to Thomas Hardy's work. The novel is a tragic coming of … Continue reading Tess of the d’Urbervilles- Thomas Hardy