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‘A Forest’…

* …The drink has stirred up my emotions and memories of the trip flick through my mind in no particular order but return, time and again, to Cardwell… * Its waterfall and rock-pool. The water, black as death. The surrounding … Continue reading

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Guest author: Widdershins ~ Prelude: A new book and a new world…

One summer, a few years ago, my wife and I traveled across Canada in our brand-spanking-new, never-owned-one-before, travel trailer. (a feat that, all by itself produced many hilarious and painful stories) From our home in the Fraser Valley of British … Continue reading

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Lizard Men

* QUEEN OF THE NIGHT… …It is night and I cannot sleep. Jed cannot sleep either. I can hear him turning in his bed but I do not speak. Steve is asleep. It must be about three in the morning. … Continue reading

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Gift of a gospel… Stuart France

* ‘I stand up next to a mountain and I chop it down with the edge of my hand…’ – Voodoo Chile. * I. ‘WHO SCARED YOU?…’ I saw the snout first and thought it was a snake. But snakes … Continue reading

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But ‘n’ Ben – Christmas Kindle offer and Chapter One!

Lands of Exile: But ‘n’ Ben Stuart France & Sue Vincent Click the links for Kindle Offer 99p on Amazon UK – 99c on Amazon.com 20th Dec 2016 – 27 Dec 2016   For once, Don was right… it was … Continue reading

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‘ON THE ROAD AGAIN…’

…Since we crossed into the Garden State, Jed has been circumspect about the fire-ban, enquiring at all our stops to see if it is still in force and just what is and what is not acceptable. No one he has … Continue reading

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You asked for it…

“I could spend a lifetime walking through these places on earth and never tire of them…” “A phenomenal story…” “You are creating an alternative history/architecture/folklore guide to Great Britain…” “You could turn this series into a travel guide. It’s what … Continue reading

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Rooted in the Land – Home from Holme

We headed for Buxton, passing through the town with its mixture of architectural styles reflecting its rise to popularity as a spa. The waters of Buxton have been thought to have curative properties since at least the time of the … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 5: ‘Don and Wen do Gretna…’

We should probably have stopped at Carlisle. Well, for more than just a supermarket to stock the car with biscuits and suchlike. It has another of those thousand year old castles… and another cathedral that used to be the priory… … Continue reading

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Snow? What snow?… 1497 miles of heaven…

I didn’t see the dawn this morning, though I was woken with coffee at half past five as Monday morning heralded the return to the necessity of normality. The hills were still no more than dark shapes against the skyline … Continue reading

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