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When filming is not all right.

For many people, filming or recording a talk has become the simple way to keep notes, rather than do that laborious and oh-so-hard exercise of lifting up a pen. But it is not all right, and I will tell you … Continue reading

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A Talk at The Temple of Spiritualism, Southsea 5th Aug 2016

A lovely email from Sue Hayes at the Southsea Temple of Spiritualism, where I gave a talk about Conan Doyle’s faith on 5th August 2016: ¬† Dear Matt Thank you so much for your talk, knowledge and enthusiasm that you … Continue reading

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Henry Vaughan’s “World of Light” and Conan Doyle’s Ghosts

I was looking at some poetry a few days ago and I found this wonderful¬†poem by Welsh 17th Century poet Henry Vaughan, about life after death. I was struck by the phrase “the world of light” – which is how … Continue reading

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