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The Guitarists of David Bowie

The Guitarists of David Bowie- from Space Oddity to Diamond Dogs Space Oddity, normally regarded as David’s first proper album post Deram featured two guitarists over and beyond David’s contribution. Keith Christmas In 1969 Keith Christmas had recorded his first … Continue reading

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Stafford Litfest Poetry Competition 2022- behind the scenes of the judging process

On 22nd May the results of the Stafford Litfest poetry competition will be announced. I was honoured to be given the opportunity to judge the entries. Many people have approached me asking what  the process was? I have entered numerous … Continue reading

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Football – a life long love Affair

I was seven and living in America when England won the World Cup. The game wasn’t shown. My dad told me the result though. But the whole experience passed me by. When we returned to England in 1967 the firsdt … Continue reading

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Intuition involves a paradox. We all make judgements on the basis of available information. Bad judgements may result from flawed information and, or, inadequate or incomplete experience. Our judgement leads us to believe that a sequence of events that happened … Continue reading

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Heroes of Spiritualism

Whatever happened to the heroes Plato Swedenborg Victoria Helen McCrae Duncan (25 November 1897 – 6 December 1956) was a Scottish medium best known as the last person to be imprisoned under the Witchcraft Act 1735 for fraudulent claims. She … Continue reading

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George Heath

George Heath George Heath was born in Gratton near Leek in the Staffordshire Moorlands, following his education in the village school he worked on his Father’s Farm and later was apprenticed as a builder. It was around this time that … Continue reading

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Far East Cruise

And so the adventure begins at Birmingham airport. And then, 13 hours later, U-Tapao airport Thailand. The Ship   Relaxing on board, somewhere in the China Sea. At sea in the restaurant where we always had our breakfast: Sihanoukville, Cambodia … Continue reading

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Sacred Sites Tarot Cards – Barbara Micklejohn Free and Flavia Kate Peters

  I read Past Lives Tarot cards. My own deck was created by Doreen Virtue and Brian Weiss. I read them intuitively. They have no specific independent meaning. They are simply a bridge between myself and the client. I have … Continue reading

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The National Front – My Part in Their Downfall

Leeds. 1979. Socially things were grim. The city was rough, tough, but unbowed, following the miners strike of ’72. The football team (Super) Leeds United was in decline, their hooligan firm, The Service Crew, were in their ascendancy. Musically, Leeds … Continue reading

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My Favourite Musicals

I am fortunate to review theatre professionally. That means that I often see shows that I would not normally have bought a ticket for, and miss shows that I would have liked to have seen because of clashing dates. Here … Continue reading

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