“It was George Bernard Shaw!
And when he saw me he said…”
George Bernard Shaw was a famous Irish playwright and critic.
“ ‘Youth is too good to be wasted on the young;
make the most of it - what are you interested in
- apart from wasting your time?’ ”
‘Youth is wasted on the young’ - these words are attributed to George Bernard Shaw.
“I remember scrambling down from the gate and flushing furiously,
for I had been contemplating the beauty of the countryside.
I told him, ghosts and haunted houses, and he laughed, a deep laugh…”
“ ‘Well now, there’s a problem…
it will take you a lifetime
to solve that mystery…’ ”
“ ‘Maybe I’ll come back and haunt Shaw’s Corner one day, but not yet…’ ”
Shaw’s Corner, the primary residence of George Bernard Shaw, Ayot St Lawrence, near Welwyn Garden City
“ ‘...I’ve got too much work to do.’ ”
Interior of Shaw’s Corner