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There are various reasons (excuses), some flimsier than others, for the long delay since I last put quill to vellum. First, there was the Mill Road Winter Fair, which took up all my spare time for several weeks; then there … Continue reading

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The Stone Guest

Actually, on this occasion, the Stone Guest was rather more loam and roughcast than stone. To be honest, he looked as though costumed by a despairing wardrobe mistress as Mr Badger in an am-dram production of Toad of Toad Hall. … Continue reading

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