David Massey

Brideshead Revisited

24/01/21 Inspiration # ,

Bridgerton meets Brideshead at Castle Howard

Bridgerton meets Brideshead at Castle Howard

I happily confess to enjoying the audacity of Bridgerton currently raging on Netflix but it is one location above all in this salacious period raunch that sends me spinning back to the 80s and Brideshead Revisited.

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10/09/15 Inspiration

The wines were too various

So much language spoken and written is so tied up in itself that simplicity disappears. Long words, invented words, redundant words flap around aimlessly and what is meant is so often not understood.

I remember Brideshead so well from so many years ago. Apologies for the sick but enjoy the explanation for Sebastian’s poor health and Charles’s “yes”.

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