Tag Archive: byron

Get fit with Proust and Byron

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Actually, that should read ‘Get fit with Proust’s dad and Byron’. Proust was not fit. He had always been a sickly child, and suffered from asthma, but as an adult decided the daytime… Continue reading

Spot the odd one out!

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Actually, spot the similarities more like, excepting that two were women, and they all lived around the same time, this lot don’t have a lot in common, other than they picked up pens.… Continue reading

Big noses and deflated breasts – and please can someone get Byron some Vicks VapoRub

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I love outdated crazy medical thinking. Feeling under the weather? Let’s have a pint of blood from you and protect you from that toxic night air. Byron might still be alive (OK, not quite, but at… Continue reading

Byronic vs Bionic

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It’s Byron’s birthday! He’s 227! I’m quite fond of Byron, I used to live very near to his house at Newstead. I used to wander around the abbey a lot, looking at his… Continue reading