Amazing discovery. Remember reading a lot about the existence of the first folios and their elusiveness a while back, so this story carries an added resonance. This is real history – intellectual history of our society, a timeless document cementing the creativity of the human race.
Doing a bit of research in Norwich today (well, the public house side of things at least) and came across this little alleyway. Isn’t it superb!? Love this city.
Every meal could have been her last. And when she had finished eating the bland vegetarian dishes put before her, 25-year-old Margot Wölk and her young female colleagues would burst into tears and “cry like dogs” because they were grateful still to be alive.
Profoundly sad story. What a brave lady.