A Lewis Window…

The following piece imagines Lewis’s Sunday afternoon childhood visits with his mother to his grandparents in St Mark’s Manse on the Holywood Road. Then a flight of fancy follows. ‘The part of Rostrevor which overlooks Carlingford Lough is my idea of Narnia.’ Letter from C.S.Lewis to his brother. You sit at an Oxford desk staring out to woods. But instead you see the play of light on the hills and shores of home: Cave Hill, Carlingford, then Castlerock and Dunluce …

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