A Love Poem To A Place

By Lynn Harding. Adam Nicholson, son of Nigel Nicholson (author of Portrait of a Marriage, the 1973 biography of the complex marriage of his parents, Harold Nicholson and Vita Sackville-West), spent his rather sylvan childhood at the family estate at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, UK. His memoir, Sissinghurst, An Unfinished History, begins with his family’s return to the property after Sackville-West’s 1962 death...