Colin Thubron gave a class on the evocation of place at Somerset House.
- In travel, leave behind – as far as you can – all prejudice. Shed your own culture.
- Take full notes as you go. The vitality of description lies in its detail.
- Don’t be too dutiful. Follow your obsessions.
|The Road to Oxiana
|Patrick Leigh Fermor
|A Time of Gifts
|The Way of the World
|From the Holy Mountain
|Video Night in Katmandu