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Good Old Bart

An extra helping from my trusty¬†Perpetual Almanack of Folklore¬†this week. Today, it tells me, is Bartlemas, or the Feast of St Bartholomew, the patron saint of butchers, skinners, tanners, bookbinders and all leatherworkers (on account of the fact that he … Continue reading

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A Spell of Trouble

We’ve all been there – you’re having problems with your wifi and you’re pretty sure it’s caused by the old witch next door casting a spell on your equipment. Luckily, there is a legal avenue you can follow in order … Continue reading

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Levity and Youthful Excursions

I passed on some sound advice to young gentlemen, designed to help them in their dealings with young ladies, in a recent posting – gleaned from my trusty Perpetual Almanack of Folklore. This proved so popular that it went viral … Continue reading

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Advice to Young Men

When a young man feels that a young woman could turn out to be his true love, the question that’s bound to be on his mind is “Is the woman I plan to marry pure? Is she chaste?” Well, now … Continue reading

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