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The 428th Quidditch World Cup

This year, 2018, will see yet another Quidditch World Cup played, (the tournament is held every four years) but where and when is being withheld from the Muggle world. 161 more words


Bon Voyage Stephen Hawking

Thank you for sharing your mind with us, for a lot longer than any of us expected. You will be missed.


The Season Of Snuffles Is Upon Us

Up until we moved here to Widder Island six years ago I never suffered from seasonal or pollen allergies.

Although we’re protected from the worst of the ‘eau de cow-poo’ fertilizer smells this time of the year, the same cannot be said of the airborne things that cause one to go ‘AaaaaaCHooooo’ in the middle of the night, morning, afternoon, evening, that is the by-product of swathes of farmland in the… 320 more words


Prelude VI

(The five previous stories can be read in sequence on their own page, ‘Prelude’ just up there on the header, or you can catch up on individual stories over to the right in the ‘Topics’ section, under ‘Prelude’ 1,876 more words


Perfect, In Every Way: My One And Only 'Mary Poppins Returns' Trailer

Today was a perfect Spring day. The air was crisp and clear, the sun shone bright, ignoring the occasional scudding cloud. Everything felt like it was gently smiling. 118 more words


The Definition of Irrelevance

Recently, I featured a ‘comment’ from the catacombs of my WordPress spam folder.

The catacomb has revealed another gem with yet more sinister overtones.

Let us now gird our loins and be confronted with, in all its gruesome entirety, the sheer terror of … 16 more words