- Mar 4, 2019
Book Review: A History of Ancient Britain (By Neil Oliver)
I might have mentioned I’m beginning a Masters in Celtic Studies at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David. I’m very excited;...
- Jun 4, 2018
Vikings ... in Tempsford and Sandy
On an earlier post I made mention of Sandy’s Iron Age forts, and in so doing touched on Vikings too. It’s true. There were Vikings in...
- May 28, 2018
Of Taliesin and the Bards
A writer of words and a musician in the past, I find myself immensely proud of the role and function of bardic tradition in Celtic...
- Apr 30, 2018
Potton Wood and the Ghosts of WWII Airmen
Potton is a small town in Bedfordshire that I used to live in. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book and it is said that Hereward the Wake...
- Apr 9, 2018
The Ghost of Marion de la Bruyere
Visit Ludlow. I could leave it at that, but I won’t. Ludlow is a gem of a place, in Shropshire, close to the border with Wales, and...
- Apr 2, 2018
Labyrinths and the Trojan Connection
Labyrinths... I mentioned finding a labyrinth on a walk in Boscastle. It’s carved into the dark rock of a granite cliff behind an...
- Mar 19, 2018
Joan d'Arc and a Fear of the Fairy Faith
After considering Iron Age forts and the landscape local to where I live last week, I’m going to come leaping forward in time and...
- Mar 12, 2018
Iron Age Forts in Sandy
I live in Sandy. It’s a town on the busy A1 between London and Peterborough, and on to Scotland. A place to drive through for most, maybe...
- Mar 5, 2018
Galley Hill and the Hangman's Gibbet
Late last year I started writing ‘Forever Raven’. It’s a tale I started as a short story, but which quickly grew into a novel. Still...
- Feb 26, 2018
The Legend of Albine and her Sisters
Have you ever wondered where the name of Albion, as the Isles of Britain were once known, came from? No. Well I will tell you all the...