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The Long & Winding Woad

“Our ancestors were not stupid.” – A friend

The things that comfort me at times of trouble may seem strange to some: a Youtube clip from Doctor Who… 425 more words

Mental Health


It looks like the developers of Hellblade, Ninja Theory have decided to become a Indie company  thats dedicated to producing a triple A quality game while maintaining their creative freedom. 317 more words


Books That Count As Great

Thanks to the magic of library I have just enjoyed the superb six-part BBC TV adaptation of ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy‘ that starred Alec Guinness, and so was delighted to encounter this month’s NY Times Sunday Book Review… 283 more words

Alton Chapter

Microfiction: Serpents

A longer bit of microfiction, a mingling of Norse and Celtic myth, to go with this rather splendid painting by N. Roerich

In the blue pink dawn, the ships bucked against the tide, strung out along the strand beyond the reefs. 302 more words


Know Your History - 3rd April - Washington Irving born

On this day…

3rd April, 1783 – Washington Irving born

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. 267 more words

Know Your History


Strong and Rare and Irish.


That’s how Shay Doyle likes her whiskey. And men. As Healer to a clan of immortal Celtic warriors living in modern-day Colorado, she has been gifted with such a man: Bannerman “Bann” Boru. 203 more words

Fairies and Giants, Elves and Gnomes

I thought this week I would do things a little different; a brief commentary followed by a couple questions I hope will generate some interesting responses. 303 more words