Literary Locations #43: The Hemlock Stone

Literary Locations #43: The Hemlock Stone

The Hemlock Stone is a thirty-foot-tall outcrop of red sandstone near Bramcote that dates back to the Triassic period some 200 million years ago. It’s said that the Hemlock Stone was hurled by the Devil from a hill above Castleton in Derbyshire, the Devil attempting...
Literary Locations #13: Victoria Street

Literary Locations #13: Victoria Street

The Sette of Odde Volumes (est. 1878), founded by the German-born British bookseller and collector Bernard Quaritch, was a dining club for bibliophiles. This London club could count among its members many of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century’s literati,...