Jan Morris

One of the things that I have done on holiday is to listen to Jan Morris, aged 91, talking about her attitude to the British Empire, which she has written about in her great trilogy of books on the subject and describes as equivocal in her role as a journalist and historian, but is actually deeply romantic and suffused with the experience of Empire, now increasingly remote and nearly impossible to recover, except through her voice and choice of accompanying music.

I strongly recommend it:-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b7fps6

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