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A New Book – Mysteries of Portsmouth, Chapter 1

01. Ancient Mysteries of Portsmouth The earliest accounts of Portsmouth Most historians agree the little Hampshire village of Portchester is the father of the city of Portsmouth, and was already an ancient settlement when Portsmouth was a muddy island with … 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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The Woman Inside Of Me

When I was 23 years old I had the strangest dream. I remember it vividly even now, nearly 20 years on. I was living in a cottage on the Isle of Arran, off the West Coast of Scotland, where I … Continue reading

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