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The Moonlandingz

A few nights ago, I drove down to Exmouth at midnight, a leisurely journey along deserted, switchback roads that took something like twenty-five minutes, although I must admit that’s a guess, as I wasn’t paying attention to the passing of … Continue reading

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Aude Conventionem Despicere

“There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now … Continue reading

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Remember the Alamo

Many years ago, when I was a kid, I saw the film The Alamo, starring John Wayne. I seem to remember enjoying it, but I wasn’t altogether sure about the events it depicted, whereas other films dealing with Waterloo, Cromwell, … Continue reading

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Maria, the Gentle Whisperer

As those of you who have followed my writing over the years will be aware, I’ve always been interested in what you might broadly describe as ‘exotic’ matters. More specifically, when the strident, indignant priests of the new religion of … Continue reading

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