Hello, I’m leaving the folklore on the shelf this week, because this topic! It was a couple of stray sentences in an otherwise slightly underwhelming a…
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You know how sometimes you read a thing and it’s like opening a door you didn’t even know existed and suddenly you’re in this strange desert landscape,…
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Hi everyone, This is a short and sweet one for a friend who has recently signed up (hello!). I wanted to start exploring a fairly hefty book on my shel…
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I haven’t been anywhere for months. It’s because of the pandemic of course and I don’t want to sound like I’m complaining, but perhaps I am. It’s been …
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My fingers are tingling with excitement. I’m going to begin something new. Over the years I have bought many books about folklore and mythology, most o…
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Hi guys, I ended up sharing the last newsletter with the wider world on social media and a few more of you have joined since. A warm welcome to you. I’…
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This week I finished a biography about Winston Churchill’s mother. “Winston Churchill’s mother!”, I hear you say. “Why?” Well, I’ve been researching Am…
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Here is a story I want to save, it’s a seed, it can stay with its other seed friends in this digital drawer, but one day maybe I will plant her and hop…
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He spent the family fortune, mortgaged the mansions and ended up with debts of around £60 million pounds in today’s money. Why do we not know more abou…
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Sometimes I stumble across the most fascinating stories and have no idea what to do with them, I just know they need to be put aside in a safe place fo…
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I’m trying to find a quote, or perhaps it’s not a quote, it’s a thing I read and now I can’t find the source. It’s the story of two women who walk alon…
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Aren’t people the best? Sometimes I come across a story that makes me marvel at what is possible, how much bravery and love and… well, life, that can b…
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