Tuesday 21st April.The Coronet Diaries.

LAUREN BACALL IN 'SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH' 1985 (photo John Haynes) I have not succeeded in finding the metaphysical quote about 'owning your face' that precedes George Orwell's. My horn-playing, croissant baking, child training, civil servant, Rapunzel emailed me in the night to volunteer the reference below about character and the middle-aged face. I shall [...]

Monday 13th April The Coronet Diaries.

Yes ... April is the cruellest month when lilacs bloom and bodies are buried from living hands. Yesterday turned out to be stressful and why wouldn't it when Covid continues on its warpath. People are having panic attacks and we are all growing more vulnerable, whether we are deniers or pessimists (I cannot see how [...]