Category Archives: Chaucer

So incommunicado Mr Zuckerberg!

My best British mate, Dave, dropped me an article on Saturday from The Telegraph in relation to the theme of social media following in Chaucer’s footsteps with evolving the English language.  Here’s the link to it:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/mark-zuckerberg/10833860/So-not-quite-the-useless-conjunction-we-like-to-believe.html In my mind I can … Continue reading

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The Way of Life

If only writer’s block had been my only problem, as it was those weeks’ (sorry, months’) back when I wrote my last post. An even bigger challenge has been the absence of sufficient income coming through in time to justify … Continue reading

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Just write

So the book, for anyone who’s wondering, is still coming on. Although the means to bring some modern day realism to it – for helping close these chapters of modern day life in parallel with those of Geoffrey Chaucer’s day – … Continue reading

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Beginning, Middle and End of The Road

The story that led to this blog, and possibly a book, began over 5 years ago, and on the day of the tube and bus bombings in London – the infamous 7/7/2005. It was then that I met a man called Dave Longley at a conference in … Continue reading

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Coming to Canterbury

It was with mixed feelings that I finally found my way to Canterbury, following a double decker in, and rather than on one.    Still, I had managed to move on from the quirky romance of only going by double decker … Continue reading

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Many Roads to take and A River to Cross

From what I discovered on my day trip to Dartford, I was no longer sure of the road I wanted to take in leaving there.   Plus there was a question of how best to get across the River Medway using the mode … Continue reading

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Shades of the pub that Mitre Bin a Chaucer Coaching Inn

The spirit world entered again into my next stop along the road, although in a more typically Western way with being told by Kyle, a South African bar manager,  of two ghosts – going by the name of George and … Continue reading

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