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658. I'm so tired

“Believe it or not, it was actually half-way normal in certain circles to hate the Beatles at a certain point in the later 1980s, mainly due to twenty plus years of over-adulation, overexposure, over-everything. 106 more words

All Vinyl Apocalypse

May Flower Models: Ellie Matus and Karys Paisley for KK Swimwear

…….you can’t help but feel that Ellie Matus did something bad in a previous life to warrant this (from her Instagram feed – see below): but of course the truth is that the designer, 454 more words

Sir Walter Raleigh

The black-and-white L-shaped building arranged around a courtyard, was the Padstow Courthouse.

Padstow Court House was originally built in the 16th Century and extended in the late 17th and 19th centuries. 87 more words

Capturing Moments In Time

A short musing on the Deep State and the likes of it... - by Lyttenburgh

Dear Readers:

A brief introduction here, before I turn you over to my colleague, Lyttenburgh.  But continuing with our arcing theme of early summer, mysterious happenings, frolics in the forests, deep cabals and, of course, the Bard! 3,915 more words

The Great Game

The Lost Colony of Roanoke

In March 1584, privateer (or pirate depending on your view) Walter Rayleigh obtained a charter from Queen Elizabeth 1 for setting up an English colony in North America. 859 more words


The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd

If all the world and love were young,
And truth in every shepherd’s tongue,
These pretty pleasures might me move
To live with thee and be thy love. 148 more words


Sir Walter Ralegh: A Gallant Adventurer

My latest Landing Tales read is technically a newcomer to The Landing, yet has long been on my TBR Pile. If that sounds like a riddle, blame The Bookworm and The Hobbit for the riddling influence. 1,069 more words