How do you say that in Russian? I’ll just leave this here. My sister sent it to me about a week ago. Is your favourite technology actually pathological? …what caught my eye in...Read More
While y’all were getting all indignant (again!) over whether or not it’s “too soon” to do nothing (again!) about guns in the U.S., another seething cauldron or insane started boiling...Read More
What are you supposed to do when the elixir is sweet, but the bottle it comes in is toxic? That’s how I feel this morning, reading this coverage of the Senate’s hearing with the...Read More
It’s been a LONG time since I dug into that Epic Memoir I started working on like two years ago… based on the journals I started during my senior year in high school and first year of...Read More
… in Whitby, Yorkshire, England.
…at the AirBnB home where I stayed in Whitby…. got me wondering: are the wet suits for surfing, scuba diving, or just walk the streets of rainy Yorkshire??
…and sometimes you get chased by the dark. An hour earlier, Conisburgh castle in South Yorkshire was all sunny and blue skies. An hour later… not so much…
With it’s architectural symmetry, turrets within towers and massive ramparts, Conwy Castle in Wales embodies all the qualities we’ve come to associate with a medieval fortress.
… that’s because these cloisters at Gloucester Cathedral have served as a location for countless films and television shows, not the least among them “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” This is where “The Chamber of Secrets has been opened…” was written in blood on the walls (though probably not really).
Caerphilly Castle in South Wales, one of the few fortresses in the country NOT associated with Edward I and his “ring of iron” that kept the Welsh in check after his conquest.
First stop: Tintern Abbey in Chepstow, Wales.
JMW Turner was here…