Category: history

Headingley LitFest: Stories from the War Hospital

  It’s Friday the 21st March, just after the Equinox. There is an odd camaraderie at New Headingley Club, between Leeds Rhinos rugby fans about to head off to cheer on their team, and LitFest fans here to listen in contrasting silence to Stories… Continue Reading “Headingley LitFest: Stories from the War Hospital”

Hekate and Poseidon

Fascinating article showing the similarities and associations between Hekate and Poseidon here.

Jimmy Nelson-Before They Pass Away

You must see these gorgeous pictures of tribes from around the world. Absolutely stunning:  


Following today’s prompt of Circle, this poem is about building Sentry Circle at Lenthor Farm Circle we dreamed Seen in a haze “One of these days…” We banished that phrase Circle we saw In places we’d been That made us feel keen To make… Continue Reading “Circle”

Review of A Modern Celt by Laura Perry

Laura Perry took the time out to review my book, A Modern Celt. Have a look what she thought here…

Winter Wonder: Final day!

Today is the start of the new lunar month, the beginning of the Chinese Year (the year of the Horse and the element of Wood) and of course as we move into the weekend we approach Imbolc. Imbolc celebrates the first stirrings of spring,… Continue Reading “Winter Wonder: Final day!”

The Journey by Luke Eastwood

The Journey by Luke Eastwood My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has long been said that good things come in small packages, and this delightful 69 page volume is no exception. The Journey is a collection of wisdom that is relevant to anyone,… Continue Reading “The Journey by Luke Eastwood”

A poem for Macmillan

A poem for Macmillan. Another winter wonder from Mr Vosper…

Winter Wonders: Holly

Holly. Another excerpt from A Modern Celt, posted last winter so appropriate both to the festive season and my Winter Wonder series. If you like the excerpt, my book is available in paperback or on Kindle at Amazon.