Category Archives: adventure

‘When will we three meet again…?’

My friend had a bit of a nightmare getting to my village from the Czech Republic, what with delayed planes, a broken Underground and a lack of taxis at the very last hurdle…but arrive he did, in the early hours … Continue reading

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A thousand miles of history…

To be exact, that should be one thousand, one hundred and twenty four miles, but that makes for a bit of a mouthful as a title… and that’s without the other few hundred miles Stuart had to travel between his … Continue reading

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A Voice Called Can’t III… Stuart France

* … “The Matter of Britain!” “I know,” muses Wen, pensively, “People think it’s just Arthur and all that.” “But before Arthur was a king or a British War Hero, ‘he’ was a constellation.” “I know,” says Wen, again. “The … Continue reading

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Albion… Stuart France

* …And then we come across the church. Cue mass excitement as we take in all the Giants, which appear to sprout from every orifice… The body of the church you see is an education in itself. You probably already … Continue reading

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Others like us… Stuart France

* … ‘Remind me again, why we are going to Cadbury?’ Part of my reluctance for these, what might be called, impromptu assignations are the inevitable ruptures they make in the overall scheme of things. Once a pattern has started … Continue reading

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On the road again…

How much can you really manage to do on a warm, sunny weekend? It is surprising how obliging time can be when it is limited. We do not rush, we are never hurried, but we do seem to manage to … Continue reading

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Charles Yallowitz is Lucinda E. Clarke’s guest… with an excerpt of his new book!

Reblogged from Lucinda E. Clarke: My guest this week is a name that often pops up on my social media as he’s very ‘into’ marketing and very successful at it too.  Charles has a new book out and we have … Continue reading

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More than survival

  One of my all-time favourite fantasy cycles is the Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever by Stephen Donaldson. They were the first fantasy books I ever read other than the classics such as Tolkien, Lewis and Carroll. My grandfather … Continue reading

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Shades of the Golden Age…

As a child, I loved the old movies of the swashbuckling variety. Even then, I knew the stories were not real and the history likely to be wildly innaccurate. Romance and adventure did not wait behind every tree. Magic, though, … Continue reading

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Pictures from an Exhibition blog tour with Tallis Steelyard – Partannese Promenade

I suspect that future amateur cultural historians (I cannot conceive of a society so wastrel that it would pay historians whilst honest poets go hungry) will ponder long over the various influences on Port Naain. Now ask anybody in Port … Continue reading

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