Monthly Archives: December 2016

Happy New Year – The Genius of Vladimir Putin

For the past few years, Russia has been several steps ahead of the West, particularly as far as diplomacy and public relations are concerned. These are areas of human endeavour that interest me greatly, one reason being that most people … Continue reading

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And So This Is Christmas, 2016

I suppose my favourite theme of Christmas is that of the Three Wise Men, or Magi, because I’ve been fascinated by the idea of astronomer priests for as long as I can remember. I love many of the other trappings … Continue reading

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Llanthony Secunda Manor

The video above was brought to my attention a few minutes ago, but with the best will in the world, I couldn’t watch more than just a few minutes of it. My little sister once used to own this place … Continue reading

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Fixtures in Time

On the evening of Friday December 9th, 1994, I was just about as happy as it was reasonably possible for me to be. I had finished filming my part as the Aztec High Priest on the sixth series of the … Continue reading

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