trojan horse

When women wait and wail Men fight for virtue and victory Only the brave win Only to lose Their honour in other’s death Tarnished souls Lost in a...

Two Gods Part Two.

We were informed that the police could not do anything to move the Travellers on. The Vicar went and had a chat with them, more than once, yet the...
Gold cherry


Simple pleasures

Snippets of Downshire Life – Remembrance Day

Downshire is a relatively small English county but like a pocket battleship it packs a lot in, a short but beautiful coastline, a channel port, the Ancient forests of Dancingdean and Pepperstock, the craggy ridges and manmade lakes of the Pepperstock Hills National Park, the rolling hills of the Downshire Downs, the beautiful Finchbottom Vale and the home of the Downshire Light infantry, Nettlefield.

By Lendal Bridge

After William Carlos Williams - Rimbaud/Solzhenitsyn, perhaps

Policing Downshire in the Noughties – Loving Catriona

The new female probationer at Abbottsford Station, Catriona Hanratty, had done everything that was asked of her.

The Tent Of Meeting.

Many years ago, the powers that be, at my place of worship decided to knock down the place of worship, I’d been going to for about twenty years, my...

The Clerembeax Palace Hotel and Spa – The Guy Fawkes Bash

The beautiful Downshire village of Clerembeax St Giles was situated to the west of Abbeyvale located between Grace Hill and Bushy Down and on the outskirts was the Clerembeax Palace Hotel and Spa and it was the location of The Guy Fawkes Bash, which was first and foremost a costume party, but in addition it was a masquerade.

Snippets of Downshire Life – Guy Fawkes Night

Mornington-By-Mere is a small country village lying in the Finchbottom Vale nestled between the Ancient Dancingdean Forest and the rolling Pepperstock Hills.