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Dear Don VIII

Dear Don,

Hope the weather up there is less miserable than it is here today. It hasn’t been the best of weeks so apart from walking the dog and trying to find somewhere to park and catch the heron that is wandering the roadside I haven’t really been out all that much. 366 more words

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Mercia: Political Parties formed; Rise of Ideological Extremism?

Following the passing of the 6th December Partisan Democracy Act at the previous Meeting of the Mercian Parliament House, the Nobility of the Kingdoms & Lands Represented in the Council of the Diarchal Crowns of the Disciples has gotten down to the business of organising itself into Political Parties. 531 more words

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Dear Wen VII

Dear Wen,

‘I don’t know. I wasn’t there…It’s impossible to say…’

Well, not having been invited to Ashbourne of course…

The bell clapper sounding hollowly is an analogy of a lost soul… The bell or the ‘silent shell’ is the body, or hell, or both… 201 more words

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Mercia: Trade Unions and Partisan Democracy Make Homes in Mercia!

When the hastily drawn up 12th October Partisan Democracy Bill was rejected by the Mercian Parliament House on the same day it was penned, it looked as if the political system of the Kingdoms & Lands Represented in the Council of the Diarchal Crowns of the Disciples was to remain dominated by individual interests of the Nobility. 667 more words

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Dear Don VII

Dear Don,

It was an interesting weekend with the research. The south transept window from Ashbourne has opened a whole set of mysteries to track down and so far I’ve only got a little way in. 391 more words

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Penda's Horse - A Leeds Story, 655 AD

They brought him back in ignominy, his body slung over his horse, arms and legs hanging down. The man who’d been the king of Mercia didn’t look so grand in death, just another empty bag of bones and flesh. 2,001 more words

Dear Wen VI

Dear Wen,

Thanks for the note…

Though I do wish you wouldn’t keep putting the image of the Beast of Breedon up.

I seem to recognise that form somehow… 203 more words

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