Category Archives: Guest post

Guest Author: Ernesto San Giacomo ~ Villains and Heroes: Tweaking a Standard

Imagine someone whose only desire is power, world domination, and/or gathering riches beyond the average dreams of avarice. Such an individual represents a classic villain from the SciFi or Fantasy genres, like Darth Vader from Star Wars or Voldemort from … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The unquiet spirit of Moll Bloxham ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. Moll Bloxham … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~Anne Brontë

Robbie continues her series on the Brontë family. Click the links to read about Patrick, the patriarch ,  Charlotte Brontë and Emily Brontë. The Brontë family Anne Brontë Background Anne Bronté was the youngest of the six Bronté siblings and she … Continue reading

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Guest author: True George and a new book

If someone who has never been in a psych ward were to make a visit, they would get the impression that there is nothing going on except for patients walking around like zombies and that the staff are uncaring and … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Wroth Silver Ceremony ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. Obviously November … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~Emily Brontë

Robbie continues her series on the Brontë family. Click the links to read about Patrick, the patriarch and Charlotte Brontë. The Brontë family Emily Brontë Background Emily Brontë was the fifth child of Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell. She is known … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Joanne Reed ~ The Art of Living from A Dog’s Perspective

Dogs come in all shapes, colors and sizes. There are the posh types, the ones who come with a pedigree which can only be claimed after a thorough genetic analysis followed by careful match-making arrangements. Then you have the rest, … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Lady Godiva ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. The philanthropic … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~ Charlotte Brontë

Background Charlotte was the third and middle daughter born to Patrick and Maria Branwell Brontë. She had two older sisters, Maria and Elizabeth, who both died as children from tuberculosis, and two younger sisters, Emily and Anne. She also had … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~ The Bronte Family: Patrick Brontë

Patrick Brontë – the patriarch In the beginning Patrick Brontë, born Brunty, was the oldest of ten children born to Hugh Brunty, a farm labourer, and Alice McClory. He grew up in the small village of Drumballyroney in Country Down, … Continue reading

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