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Travels on the Ffestiniog Railway

A week into Autumn and we still hadn’t travelled on the Ffestiniog Railway. That really had to be rectified while the weather still held. So today was to be the day. And what a day it turned out. Warm, sunny, and still. Perfect. The train heads off from Porthmadog Station, a 30 minute drive from…

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Do short people get the short straw? Just asking.

Today’s news featured a Canadian explaining what it’s like to be a short man in today’s society. Facts state plainly that shorter individuals in places like Canada, USA, and some European countries do not fare as well in the job market, on salary scales, and in society generally. How so? That shorter people are ‘inferior’…

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Shop listing: Autumn bracelets ready for Fall

Today I added four bracelets to my Folksy Shop: three in warm colours with a definite Autumn/Fall theme; the other in black bedecked with silver charms just right for Hallowe’en fright night! Wild Autumn Stag plaited leather bracelet / choker; Wild Autumn deer plaited leather bracelet / choker; Copper crown leather bangle: Things that go…

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Thank you and Hello

Once again – and I’m sure many many of you feel the same – Time is getting the upper hand. Usurping those things I want to do. Infiltrating time wasters, insignificant minutia of just getting through the day. I’m taking back control if just for a while. ‘Thank you’ to all of you who have…

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No ifs, ands, or buts: a poem on Faith

Faith’s not hard when your ten quid’s riding the odds-on favourite and not some sixteen-to-one outsider, unknown, unseen – a name with no form. But when faith’s to be pinned to some one-in-dozens messiah – a vagrant who performed magic in exchange for a bed a healer who had little time for the sick who…

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