Liked Detectorists, Layered Timeslips, Albion in the Overgrowth, The Unthanks and Secrets Never Told: Wanderings, Explorations and Signposts 32/52 - A Year In The Country (A Year In The Country)
Previously at A Year In The Country I have written about “glimpses of Albion in the overgrowth” – referring to times when mainstream television has explored, expressed and/or reflected a sense of the undercurrents or flipsides of rural, pastoral and folk culture, its layered, sometimes semi-hidden tales and histories (something I have also referred to as a …

I signed up for my third Mastodon instance today. The concept of instances and how they interact is going to be a stumbling block for any potential, non-techy, Twitter refugees.

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“‘Down there,’ he said, ‘are people who will follow any dragon, worship any god, ignore any iniquity. All out of a kind of humdrum, everyday badness. Not the really high, creative loathesomeness of the great sinners, but a sort of mass-produced darkness of the soul. Sin, you might say, without a trace of originality. They accept evil not because they say yes, but because they don’t say no.”

From Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett

I went to the opticians for a long overdue eye test yesterday. The good news is my sight and eyes are fine with only a little change from my previous prescription. The bad news is I’m getting reading glasses which makes me officially getting old.