Chris Jesty

Author & Cartographer



Blog 32 Diary 2021

Following on from Blog 21, here are some quotations from my diary for 2020. Andrew Nicholl was responsible the publication of the Wainwright books when the author was alive. Great Hallingbury is the village near Bishop’s Stortford where I lived from… Continue Reading →

Blog 31 More observations

In Chapter 15 of Happy Memories and in Blog 17 of my website I mentioned some of the ideas that have come to me from time to time and that I think are worth writing down for other people to… Continue Reading →

Blog 30 My Books about Dorset

My book about West Dorset begins with a description of the road from Dorchester to Bridport. About halfway through this desription I mentioned the lodge house which stands at a former entrance to the mansion of Bridehead. I have since… Continue Reading →

Blog 29 Videos and other things

On the fifth of July of this year I finished remaking the video of scenes taken with my video camera with all the recorded music removed. At the time I wrote in my diary ‘Incredibly, this took me six weeks.’… Continue Reading →

Blog 28 Correspondence

On 11th June 2020 thirty-four pages of letters relating to panoramas were added to the section ‘ scrapbooks’ of my website. On 1st September 2021 a further seventeen pages of letters not r elating to panoramas were added. Here are… Continue Reading →

Blog 27 Biology

In previous blogs I have mentioned interesting facts that I have learned about mathematics, science and history. Here are some interesting facts that I have learned about biology: Since I was a small child I have believed that non-human animals… Continue Reading →

Blog 26 Videos

On 3rd June 2020 the videos I made using my video camera were removed from my website. The only reason for this that I can think of is that some of the scenes contained recorded music. I don’t think that… Continue Reading →

Blog 25 Quotations (continued from Blog 10)

In my autobiography I mentioned that my favourite poem was ‘The Brook’ by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and I often wondered whether he had written anything else that I would like as much. Then, on 17th April, 2021 I recalled the… Continue Reading →

Blog 24 Universal happiness

I shall start by quoting a letter that I sent to the New Scientist magazine in 1994: In the edition of May 28th you published a letter from Alison Brooks saying that there are people who believe that the general… Continue Reading →

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