Blog Archives


My favourite blogs

On the basis that The Story Bazaar will close next week I hope you will forgive me for indulging myself by re-visiting my favourite blog articles of 2018. I particularly enjoyed writing the articles about Carlton Kirby and Ali Gayler’s … Continue reading


Happy New Year! Front Page News!

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To everyone who reads The Story Bazaar, its blogs and books I wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. The Story Bazaar web-site has been in existence for almost four full years now – beginning on January 20th … Continue reading


A Major Incident

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Number of refugees trying to enter Britain by sailing across the English Channel – just over 200, population of the UK 66.2 million (UN estimate 2018).  This issue hadn’t entered my consciousness at all until Boxing Day when I think … Continue reading


Mother of Parliaments

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I, like many people, have been watching broadcasts from the House of Commons and its Committee rooms recently. Some years ago when I was a civil servant, I attended meetings and committees in the Palace of Westminster so a few … Continue reading


White Horses

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White horses ride in perfect formation, movement almost completely synchronised, around a sand strewn indoor arena in southern Spain. The arena is in  the grounds of the Real Escuela del Arte Equestre, which is well worth visiting if you are in … Continue reading