Are you there, Paula? ‘Spirit of Technology.’

I thought I had something scheduled for this week, but when it didn’t appear I realised the recent connection problems had disturbed my usual routine, so had to dig something out of the archives. Apologies if it’s later than usual but I was attending a wedding in Bali, and thought the delay in the start …

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Halloween and Weird and Peculiar

Have you ever wondered why orange and black are traditional Halloween colours? Apparently, orange represents the warmth and colours of autumn and black is for the cold, dark winter ahead. Does anyone actually eat pumpkins? I’ve heard of them being mashed into a soup but apart from that their only purpose seems to be for …

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‘Weird and Peculiar Tales,’ Remembering, and Laundry fairies.

It’s that time of year when ghosts walk, ghouls wander the earth and laundry fairies get up to mischief. Wait, that doesn’t sound quite right. All will be revealed, but first a very short story. Remembering. Even though I hadn’t visited the house for over fifty years, I found my way easily along the pitch-black path …

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