Tag Archives: Canterbury Tales

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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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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Those Shaggy Tales: when and where did they begin and end?

A Brief Recap Well, here’s where the tale of the trail and the tales properly begins – with an exploration into finding the original road to Canterbury, and then along to a trip to each stop-off with a few good friends sharing their tales of the modern day … Continue reading

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1991: Last days of the hand-written letter

It may not seem so long ago, but back in April 1991 when I first came to the United Kingdom, Internet cafes and email did not exist.  Keeping in touch with friends and loved ones back home required a lot more … Continue reading

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