Monthly Archives: August 2022

The end of the weekend

Sunday evening – once it would have seemed a moment of disappointment. Weekends in Somerset in my teenage years had a format.  It was a format that cannot have been prolonged or frequent, but which seemed to have a quality … Continue reading

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Blotting out a judge

Walking through Dorchester yesterday, I passed a pub named after the judge responsible for the 1685 Bloody Assizes. Looking up at the pub sign, that reputedly reproduces the judge’s image, I metaphorically spat at him and said out loud the … Continue reading

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