Cressida Lindsay

1970 , Scoulton (Norfolk)

BBC Look East news interview with writer Cressida Lindsay at the communal home she shares with fellow artists.

Cressida Lindsay moved from London to rural Norfolk during the mid-60s, settling at The Old Rectory in Scoulton - a commune for fellow artists living together.. At home, her children play, and the young artists and writers work and enjoy the space. Cressida is interviewed and discusses her recently published non-fiction work, ‘Lovers and Fathers’, and incidentally reveas why she decided to make the permanent move from city dwelling to the Norfolk countryside. She describes her current chosen alternative home life and philosophy for future living.

Featured Buildings

The Old Rectory, Scoulton

Keywords

Alternative lifestyles; Authors; Personalities; Poets; Writers

Background Information

Cited from Cressida Lindsay Obituary - The Guardian at http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/nov/25/cressida-lindsay-obituary “In the mid-60s, Cressida moved [ … ] to the Old Rectory at Scoulton in Norfolk, decamping with four children to found a commune for artists, among them the painters Elias Hollywood and Joanna Carrington. Residents at the house included the psychedelic rock group Junior's Eyes, whose 1969 single Star Child was written for Cressida.”

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