A forgotten history…

Once a year, I like to make a pilgrimage up north to Carlisle. It’s due North. A straight shot up the M6. A temporary migration to the homeland. Part of my desire to head ‘up country’ could be explained by cynefin – a sense of being amongst one’s folks – that I’ve explored elsewhere (The…

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The Shameful Confessions of a Porn Addict

I have a problem. A very big problem. And I’m finally going to admit to it. Judge me as you will, but I can’t help myself: I’m into a very niche form of pornography.

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The Power of Tea

Tea. Some people just don’t get it. They drink one cup, look at their watches and say that they have to get on with their day. Some people – and I can hardly bear to write this – don’t even LIKE tea. These people are heathens and should be watched carefully. But those people who…

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The Nostalgia of Blackberries

On the nostalgia of blackberries, beautiful words to describe feelings – and a pissing devil!

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The Llangollen Legendary Faery Festival: A Review

A review of the Legendary Faery Festival of Llangollen – with added dragons…

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