Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lythe Church and Viking hogsback tombstones.

Just north of Whitby, quite close to where I live, is a little church. It stands on the site of an ancient church that might even predate St. Hilda’s Christian settlement now occupied by Whitby Abbey. It has taken me … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking

One day the sheep will go back to the crag, the ox to the forest and the boar to the oak-wood, no more shrieks of anguish from the dark, packed sheds that squat like Sobibors in English fields. Note: Sobibor … Continue reading

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Whitby, a day after the Olympics.

After watching, from our sofa, all that splendid Olympic energy – we went for a stroll.

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‘Sari Caste’ and other things.

It’s been quiet here. I’ve been going through the text of ‘Tom Fleck’ again to prepare the novel for republication through Amazon’s CreateSpace service. It’s an opportunity to root out the odd misplaced comma and other minor matters. Also, a … Continue reading

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