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Happiness is teaching …


… your daughter to be able to hopefully defend herself should she ever require it. I say hopefully, because no matter how well trained someone is, things can always go wrong, a lucky blow can land in an unlucky place, vigilance can fail, shit can happen. However, at least I will have done my best … Continue reading

How do you walk, or run?


My youngest has ultra mobile limbs. Her knees are so loose that they twist inwards when she walks or runs, and she has suffered pain as a result for a couple of years now. Recently the pain has been getting a lot worse in one of her feet. It has got so bad that we … Continue reading

Warriors: Past to Present – A writer’s reference, and a writing challenge – Part 1 – Huscarl 1066


The amazing photographer, Thom Atkinson has recently published what he calls ‘Soldiers Inventories’ on his website. It’s annoyingly close to a book/documentary that I was putting a pitch together for (although I still shall!) and the photography is gorgeous. This is a fabulous resource for budding authors who want to write either historical fiction, historical … Continue reading

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