Tag: getting lost

Ann Cleeves Lost in Fog

Ann Cleeves, bestselling author of crime novels and creator of characters, like Vera Stanhope, that are now familiar to millions more through their TV adaptions, was interviewed on Open Book on BBC Radio 4 a few days ago. She talked about the earliest years of her marriage, living on the…

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How to Find Your Way Out of a Maze or Labyrinth

There is a simple method for finding your way out of a maze or labyrinth: Touch the wall or hedge with the hand nearest to it, left or right. Keep that same hand touching the wall and keep walking. This may take you on a horribly long route, but it…

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Jamaica Inn

After giving a talk to a lovely audience at the Poly in Falmouth last week, I stopped at that famous haunt of smugglers, Jamaica Inn, before exploring Bodmin Moor. I knew the wonderful novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier was named after this historic pub, but I…

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