Halloween – possibly my favourite holiday  of the year (excuse the Americanism). I’ve always had a bit of an interest in the otherworldly – in ghosts, witches and the paranormal. My childhood home was an 18th Century farmhouse where things always seemed to go missing and  where you would hear…

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As the nights draw in and winter approaches, we see an explosion of period dramas on TV. Especially on a Sunday evening – am I right? Yes, here’s nothing quite like a cute guy in some breeches to cure the Sunday evening blues. None of us can get out of…

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