Strange week ending with a strange weekend.
So much so that I’m tempted to replace my existing astrological forecasting regime with..
So I was very much looking..
There was much consternation when Carcassonne was struck off the official register of fortresses in France.
Napoleon had inherited it as..
It was an ambitious schedule, these past six or so weeks, but it still shouldn’t feel as awful as it does.
Did you know that garlic can cure food poisoning?
In fact, it is more than 100 times more effective than antibiotics commonly used..
31 years and one evening ago I decided it was about time to start breathing air.
So over the course of the Eve of St John the Baptist my..
We’re off to Fiji for my little..
He picks up his gin and sips slowly on it. We are having..
In Europe, any self-respecting teacher, at least the dozen or so I have met,..
In August I came within a single day of being fired.
If the CEO hadn’t been on holiday in Tuscany at the time I probably would have been..
A few things have come down the wires of late that speak to some of my pet rants.
So here are a few weekend links to consume with your..
It’s already kicked off up the road.
I’m playing phone tree with various friends and loved ones, getting them to their respective..
Brother Chris is right, of course. Urban animism has been discussed before. To my mind at least, it feels like a really nineties thing to..
My mother the psychonaut and I saw a piece of the True Cross, had some brunch, then pub-crawled down the Thames..
Collecting the little victories along the way is good advice for any reasonably complex goal, of course, because the universe has an..
Well, my particular forest is quite disgusting.
To be honest, that’s one of the things I adore about it. Only a couple of places in the..
Told you I was feeling contrary.
But the first two articles strike me as an excellent example of why magical target selection takes..
You may have heard the news elsewhere but the good Mr Miller has embarked on a little forced migration. His full note to readers is at..
More pictures of that woman from outside Slough who is marrying her horse. Something about..
“Honouring” risks implying that there is some sort of..
A dear school friend accompanied me on my recent trip to Nottingham.
Through a series of ‘random’ coincidences, he has ended up as the..
You are an Edwardian Tory fantasy of upper class superiority and that doesn’t sit well..
Having learnt a lesson from my previous train trip I opted to catch up on a few of my regular podcasts on the Eurostar. Because my eyes..
No, I don’t mean me.
My DVD set (among many other things) arrived from Amazon this afternoon. We caught this series when it was..