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The Lair of the White Worm

Staying with Monday’s dragon themeĀ and collating it with last Friday’s Stoker centenary, I recently read dear old Bram’s last novel The Lair of the White Worm, published in 1911, a year before his death. I have fond memories of this … Continue reading

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The Tortoise and The Hare

I started reading Dracula at the weekend, for the third time, no less. First published in 1897, Stoker dedicated the book ‘To My Dear Friend Hommy-Beg’. Hommy-Beg is a Manx phrase meaning ‘little Tommy’, and it was the childhood nickname … Continue reading

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Midweek Musings #1

ITEM: Tuesday night, at about ten o’clock and just after I’d washed my hair, there was this almighty banging at the porch door. I turned on the light in the porch, but didn’t unlock the kitchen door to find out … Continue reading

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