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Kagyu Samye Ling: A little piece of Tibet in Scotland

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Wat Po Thailand A number of years ago (more that I care to remember) Miss Jessel and I had the good fortune to go traveling around the world for a year.  Our peregrinations took…

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Holkham Hall: an English Arcadia

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Holkham Hall (South Face), Norfolk. Image by James Blakeley That an Englishman’s home is his castle, is a well used phrase about the English love affair with their own bricks and mortar.  But in…

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Holkham Hall: an English Arcadia

Originally posted on The Haunted Palace:
Holkham Hall (South Face), Norfolk. Image by James Blakeley That an Englishman’s home is his castle, is a well used phrase about the English love affair with their own bricks and mortar.  But in…

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Haunting Halloween Reading: Ghosts and other Supernatural Guests by PJ Hodge

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Finally the first installment of the Freaky Folktales Collection! I have been a keen follower of PJ Hodge’s excellent website Freaky Folktales for some time now.  Many a lunch hour at work has been…

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SEGEDUNUM ROMAN FORT

SEGEDUNUM the Roman Fort at Wallsend is where the Roman Wall commences its journey through Northumberland and Cumberland. Also Known as Hadrian’s Wall it was built to keep out the Scottish raiders. The first part of the wall was built … Continue reading

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