Author: Ian Marchant

The Good Guys 0

The Good Guys

OK, I’m not sure this is going to go down well, but I’m going to give it a try. Today I saw a couple of videos online featuring supporters of Brexit. One was this...

Popular, but hard to get. 0

Popular, but hard to get.

After five years work on a book about the British Freaks (told through the person of my great good friend Bob Rowberry), I’m nearly there. Now I’m going through the text filling in the...

Carr’s Herefordshire, with extras…. 4

Carr’s Herefordshire, with extras….

This is JL Carr’s map of Herefordshire (taken in a winter window, so there’s a bit of glare.) Readers of this blog will remember the post earlier this year, where I wrote about solving...

All Souls Day 3

All Souls Day

Just been to church. I live opposite St. Andrews Church in Presteigne, one of 4 Church of England churches in Wales. (It’s a long story, with which I won’t bore those readers uninterested in...

Old Chas Ambler 11

Old Chas Ambler

Yesterday, Saturday 5th of September, we buried my dear old friend and partner in crime, Christopher Charles Ambler, known to the world as Chas. We buried him in a remarkable ceremony at a remarkable...

J.L. Carr and Stocken Farm 6

J.L. Carr and Stocken Farm

I am a long time fan of the great English novelist J.L. Carr. The title of my novel ‘The Battle for Dole Acre’ is an homage to his ‘Battle of Pollock’s Crossing’, and I...