Down to earth at Pagan Pride

Earth mothers, goddesses, witches, shaman, wizards, mystics and musicians: what an eclectic group of people gathered at the Arboretum in Nottingham today for Pagan Pride 2018. I had been promised unicorn dressage – I mean, seriously, how could I resist? – but in the event it was just too hot for me so we didn’t […]

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Pride in our city

Shiny happy people laughing Meet me in the crowd, people, people Throw your love around, love me, love me Take it into town, happy, happy Put it in the ground where the flowers grow Gold and silver shine Shiny Happy People, REM Nottingham Pride 2018, an afternoon full of smiles and rainbows. I really wanted […]

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Friday 13th: lucky for some

I’ve got a bit of a problem. Living in a small town like Yateley for many years (and I’m not dissing Yateley, it was my home for more than two decades and I loved living there) I sort of got used to there being very little to do. I mean there is the May Fair, […]

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Have you seen the cockle man?

Dave ‘the Cockle Man’ tells me he has two main things on his wishlist: he’s on the search for wife number three and he’d really like to be given the Freedom of the City of Nottingham. I think he maybe joking about the first wish; he’s not joking about the second. And why not? After […]

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It’s coming home (apparently)

So I wasn’t planning on blogging again so quickly; I’m thinking twice, maybe three times a week is sufficient and sustainable. But I went into town yesterday as Phill was working and it was the first day of Hoodwinked 2018 (more on that another time now) and got caught up in the celebrations of football […]

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