Kathy Watson


On Trying to Keep Still


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‘To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.’ So runs Robert Louis Stevenson’s well-known dictum. He might have said something different if he’d had a travelling companion like Jenny Diski. ‘One of the things about being a believer’, she writes of an encounter with an evangelical Christian, ‘is that you don’t give up hope. One of the things about me is that I do.’

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