Tuesday, August 15, 2006

From behind 2.07

There is an ancedote from Dirk Bogarde about meeting Virginia Woolf when he was a boy in Sussex. He only knew she was a skinny lady "with a long woolly", carrying a bunch of flowers and saying that she was lost. He and his friends were fishing for pike and refused conversation, while she rather pathetically held up the flowers for them to see. As she wandered off...always up and down the river...
J. Mullan, Guardian Weekly July 28, 2006, p.25.


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