Woman announces she is divorcing her pirate ghost husband.
Design for a House for a Cosmopolite, by Antoine-Laurent-Thomas Vaudoyer, 1783. Private Collection / Archives Charmet / Bridgeman Images.
Volume X, Number 1 | winter 2017
“It requires great exertion,” wrote Lady Irwin in 1771 about the dangers of life in a grand country house, “to use exercise and stir about when the will is not so inclined and the sofas appear in every corner of the room.”
The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.—Maya Angelou, 1986
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