Tears as the boxes arrived and were opened…

Well, today’s tears were the result of receiving some boxes from Calstock​. Boxes mainly of books, but also of a quite nice set of plates, cups and saucers, etc. But the one item that had me most in tears was a small unused notebook inside a notebook case with the name of John E. Bovey … Continue reading Tears as the boxes arrived and were opened…

A family response to a theft of national treasures

The theft of two fifteenth-century panels which had survived the puritanical zeal of the English Reformation from a Devon church prompts a family response in memory of a loved one.