Monthly Archives: June 2015

Death & Resilience in Wolverhampton

Warnings: Whinging, alleged morbidness, and a grey squirrel: the most foul-mouthed of North American creatures. “It is the supple tree which bends in the gale, while the one that is stiff and rigid either snaps or is pulled up by … Continue reading

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“Pride Puds”, Rainbows, & Time to Change

Today is the Summer Solstice: a day that has tremendous personal, as well as spiritual, significance. This year, it’s also Father’s Day, and the day after my first York Pride. Subjects like the many Pride events taking part across Britain … Continue reading

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Circles & Side: to My Teenage Self

Eh up, young me: It’s high school graduation time in the States, exam time in England, which is probably what brought you to mind. Why mention England? You live there now. It’s part of what happens when you marry your … Continue reading

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Loneliness of the Long Story Writer

“Delay is natural to a writer. I walk around, straightening pictures on the wall … ” – EB White Warnings for: whinging, diversions, badgers, and Sherlockianism. Also, a tune by Chicago Time has been on my mind – if not … Continue reading

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Trailing Trees at Hyde Park Cemetery

Watch an artist at work in wood carving demonstrations, and see the unveiling of a striking new sculpture at Hyde Park Cemetery, Doncaster, on Sunday, 7 June from 11 to 3 pm. “The tree trail is for everyone: whether you’re … Continue reading

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