Author Archives: christopheratcoastmoor

Six Days in a Boatyard, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UAE, Home-Made PhD

We had a short, post-New Year break, at Wayford Bridge, near Norwich. We rented a really neat cottage, which turned out to be in a boatyard. The coast was not far away, with deserted sands, wild seas and the occasional … Continue reading

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Loving Kindness Meditation For Everyone I, Or You, Have Ever Known

I sat down to my morning meditation with my usual mantra. Then I thought (no I know I shouldn’t have), wait, why not do a Loving Kindness Meditation, it is Christmas Day after all. Then I thought some more (yes, … Continue reading

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North Sea Observatory, Pay & Display, Full English Breakfast, Guardian Crossword, Tour Of Beach Huts To Let, Return Home via Saltfleetby.

Thursday is our day, that is on my weekly planner Thursday is shaded out as a Kate & Christopher Day. So today we drove around a good bit of the sparsely populated lands of Lincolnshire (Thanks to Kate’s Sat Nav) on … Continue reading

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Grasmere, Heaton Cooper Studio, Bilberry Pie, Radio Lincolnshire, Mindspace Meditation, Sour Milk Gill, Body Like Mountain, Mind Like Sky, Breath Like Wind, Play-Off-Place

That M62 on a quiet Friday in October is just the thing for getting to Grasmere in double quick time, though not with sufficient time to call into Windermere. Thank heavens we didn’t, or we wouldn’t have been able to … Continue reading

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Save Our NHS, Sell-Off, Giving Something Back, ​Wounded Healers Album Launch, Yorkshire Football​; South v West

Last night I went to a Save Our NHS, presentation and film; I am not an overtly political person but I do admire and I am grateful for those who do put the big issues before their own personal needs. … Continue reading

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Doncaster, Ibiza, Formentera, Castles, Cathedrals, ​Nudist​ Beaches, And All Inclusive

So my friend said, look if you give me a real good wedge of money I’ll sort you out putting on a stone in weight, getting loads of midge bites, a touch of sun-stroke, and a reasonable amount of hangovers. … Continue reading

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New Publication, Other Blog, Small Notebook, Serialisation, No Sensation, Poems Written in The Theatre Of The Empire Of Great Britain

Let’s start with the introduction: The absolute pleasure of writing in a small notebook, no sooner is the poem started than it is completed. The book was bought on vacation, in the most charming town of Royal Tunbridge Wells. We … Continue reading

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