Monthly Archives: July 2017

It’s Alive – Great Live Music Performances

The first live gig I attended was Santana at the Empire Pool Wembley, Sat 6th Nov, 1976, I had a mid- priced ticket at £2.50. Unbilled supports were Journey, who were dreadful, and Eric Burdon who was wonderful. Hunched, almost … Continue reading

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The Golden Age of Spiritualism

I have been doing some research for my partner Jane Osborne who is writing a book about the explosion of interest in Spiritualism in the mid 18th century which carried on for a century. It has been highly instructive for … Continue reading

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Bethel Cemetery, Sketty, Swansea

I have never taken much interest in graveyards. It has always seemed to me that placing a loved one in a box to rot six feet underground is odd. Not that some graveyards do not have grandeur. The Arlington War … Continue reading

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