Archives for May, 2010

I know that many members are renewing their subscriptions to the Vobes Vault at the moment and I thank you very much for that. I wanted to just advise everyone that there will not be a huge amount of activity and new programming in there for a month or…

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So here is the dilemma. You all want video. I don’t blame you it a great medium and it pays my bills at the moment. I am not doing the stuff I would like to film, but the corporate testimonials and so forth,  are alright from a commercial point of…

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I have been out on a short six mile walk with Babbington today, somewhere north of Rowlands Castle where he lives in Hampshire. It was a very humid day and we made a good crack of the first part of the walk. We slowed down after we had sat down outside…

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I have just finished my book on Mary Tudor. I didn’t know anything about this queen. I have the vague memory of being taught about Kings and Queens of England at school, but now I remember nothing from those days, so it was fascinating to read about he…

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The Date is in for the operation to extract my eye from its socket. 29th June 2010. It is a long wait, another six weeks but at least I know have a definite end in sight for the problem. Roll on, I can’t wait.
The process is as follows: I have the eye …

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I have had a busy few days away working. On Monday I met up with James from Luton to have a quick look at the wonderful Dunstable Priory. What a fabulous building steeped in history. Alas only a small part of the priory is left, basically the nave, whi…

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Jimmy and I popped down to East Hoathly on Friday to interview David Seabrook the co-owner of the mico-brewery attached to the Kings Head pub. It was a fascinating little brewery in an old stables attached to the pub.
The kit look as if it had come out…

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I have been reading quite a bit about the so called Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins and his side kick John Stearne. Together they toured East Anglia exposing men and women as witches, hearing their confessions and handing them over to the authori…

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Just for the members of the Vobes Vault – the rest of the delightful tour of the fabulous HMS Warrior is coming to the vault in next few days, also the the continuing adventures of Vobes and Babbington with their pinhole photography. I will let you kno…

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