The Initiate

The Initiate
Book Review: The Initiate by Sue Vincent & Stuart France   I have only read spiritual writing as a tourist, never a seeker. Yet I am often captivated by the images the words conjure in my imagination. Sometimes it feels like a thousand lights are turned on inside, while I peer greedily through a chink ...

Nepotism – Truth is Stranger than Fiction 6

Nepotism – Truth is Stranger than Fiction
    My Aunt Violet phoned about an interesting article in a local magazine; submitted by Keith Roberts from Abergele in North Wales. Titled ‘Truth is Stranger than Fiction’, it concerned the coincidences between assassinated presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F Kennedy. She thought it might be something for the blog. Talk about keeping it ...

Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story 5

Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story
Book Review: Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story by Sally Cronin   To be honest, I am not a pet person. I think the only pet most people should be allowed is a tapeworm. It goes where you go, eats when you eat, and never bothers the neighbours. It’s not I don’t like animals. I love ...

The Highgate Vampire 8

The Highgate Vampire
  Sadly the legend of the Highgate Vampire is just that. It was invented by two adventurers out to make a name, and stirred up by local and national press coverage. Disappointing I know, but as Robert Louis Stevenson said, ‘It is better to travel hopefully than arrive’. At least I think it was him, ...