Category: Radnorshire

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...

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...

Why I’ve (re) joined the Greens. 5

Why I’ve (re) joined the Greens.

UKIP are the face of exclusion. Because most people feel excluded from mainstream politics, fewer people participate in such limited democratic processes as remain. UKIP, appealing as they do to people who are frightened...

Why get your head together in the country? 9

Why get your head together in the country?

My idea in renaming the blog bit of the website has root in my new (still in production) book, ‘A Hero For High Times’, and it is, at least in part, a reaction to...

How indeed… 0

How indeed…

This is a first pass in some haste to say hello to you, subscribers, regular visitors, victims of search engines (North/South divide? Tit-rub?) etc to the new look website. This is the fifth full...

How to Get Your Head Together in the Country 1

How to Get Your Head Together in the Country

I’m having a meeting with old Perry Venus in Hay about updating the website. I think that the night thing has had its day. Something of the Night  will stand or fall without my...