Monthly Archives: November 2016

Apricity – The Warmth of Winter Sun

It’s freezing cold outside this morning.  At 8.30am the garden is still minus 10C or 10F, the garden is covered in frost and ice and a pale blue stretches across the horizon with a very weak and watery like pale … Continue reading

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From the prehistoric to the merely ancient

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I’ve had a busy old week and been unwell for longer so was unable to write at all so I hope this collection of photos which I took on Thursday. It was a very windy day and the temperature was … Continue reading

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John “Mad Jack” Mytton – The craziest man in history!

John Mytton is one of those colouful characters that make history, especially British history such an interest affair.  It’s always nice when one comes across someone who was totally nuts and I always look at them with a slight mix … Continue reading

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Arrival – Movie Review

It’s a long time since I wrote a film review adn that is partly because I’ve been too busy to watch many and those that I have seen, have not really been worth the effort to write about but Arrival … Continue reading

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Stonehenge At Dusk

I don’t usually do simple photo posts but in Thursday on one if my guided tours, we happened to be at Stonehenge at dusk. Due to the latitude of the British Isles, dusk can be anything from about 11pm in … Continue reading

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The Last Post

It is one of the most evocative and moving pieces of music and as with every year, The Last Post will be played all over the world on Remembrance Day but its origins had nothing to do with mourning. The … Continue reading

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Trump Vs Clinton….who cares?

So today, voters in the United States of America go to the polls in their general elections.  A contest between two of the least likable or worthy people I have ever come across, to think that either candidate is the … Continue reading

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