It was quite strange in the late 1980s being uprooted from Cambridge in the middle of the night and being taken to London to go into foster care. I watched from the car and tried not to cry – even in the dark London scared me.
A long-awaited reprint in an attractive new format of this book, first published in 1982. Liza grew up in the Keeper’s Lodge of Queens Wood, Highgate (now an ecology centre and café).
Memories of Hornsey was HHS’s first publication in 1976. It has been edited and revised by Dr Joan Schwitzer. Monk’s recollections of Hornsey in the 1880-1890s now includes additional material by the author subsequent to the original publication.