Monthly Archives: July 2017

Being A Girl: A Brief Personal History of Violence

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
1. I am six. My babysitter’s son, who is five but a whole head taller than me, likes to show me his penis. He does it when his mother isn’t looking. One time when…

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On the horizon…

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
I always look forward to September. It is one of the most  beautiful times of year in Britain. The days are usually mild and often beautiful, the last of the heather lingers as summer…

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Ringstone, Torrisdale Bay, Farr, Sutherland

Originally posted on The Northern Antiquarian:
Legendary Rock:  OS Grid Reference – NC 69128 61741 Getting Here The Ringstone, Torrisdale Bay Along the A836 road between Tongue and Bettyhill, turn down towards Skerray at Borgie Bridge for 1.8 miles (2.87km) until…

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The perils of owning a brothel…

A story appearing on the BBC website a few weeks ago, about the poor chap that found his Airbnb flat had been turned into a “pop-up brothel“, gave me a good chuckle. Having previously been the proud owner of a … Continue reading

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Marking the Circle – Solstice of the Moon with Running Elk

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
While we continue to share tales of the Silent Eye’s summer weekend in Wales, The Prisoner of Portmeirion, we would like to invite you to join us in Scotland in September, for a Living Land…

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