It seems the countryside is out to kill me but whether I die laughing or screaming remains to be seen. On the one hand we have the starlings fighting each other on the bird table, repeatedly falling off and flapping … Continue reading
A chance find of a book in a skip and the discoveries thereafter Continue reading
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To say history is all around us somehow invokes ideas of the past; things which are done with. But lives, events and places are not quite finished so long as memories and interest interplay and seeking out these histories is … Continue reading