Dominic Jones | Netherhall House
An induction evening, New year 2017

An induction evening, New year 2017

“The explorer, in seeking to peer further into the darkest recesses, turned out his light.” * “The drunk, having dropped his car keys, searched, and eventually found them beneath the street lamp. Happily, he concluded, keys are only ever lost under...
Michelangelo’s ‘David’

Michelangelo’s ‘David’

The following short essay was written for a philosophy exam on March 14, 2015. It is published here as it is intended to serve as a starting point for another essay for the UNIV Forum in April 2017. The essay contains the beginnings of an idea: the notion of a...
Visit of the Queen Mother

Visit of the Queen Mother

Queen Mother’s speech at the opening of Phase I on the 1st November 1966. 50 years on, the same ideals and standards are the inspiration of the definitive Netherhall project. “It is often said that we live in an age of challenge, and I find it inspiring to...
The beginning of the end

The beginning of the end

Some may argue that two and a half years is a little on the long side to thumb every leaf of a book. But the book of this article is no ordinary book. Sparse in words, and even the words it does contain are neither English nor complete: “cresc”,...
December’s eighteen books

December’s eighteen books

September’s list has gone through and the books are now sitting in the director’s office waiting to be stamped, and read. So, we are now looking for proposals, seventeen in fact, since I have already ordered the first: the mighty work of Robin Moore...