Intrepid Optimist

Intrepid Optimist is the place where I can share my stories; fact, fiction and thoughts from the past and present. It’s Written by myself for people who believe adventure knows no age

Monthly Archives: March, 2015

A Gusty Night up-North

Non-fiction A few years ago. No! I  tell a lie. It was many years ago, that I over-nighted in Thurso with the intention of next day, catching the ferry from … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Smoking hot, piping hot, Chelsea buns!

‘Prelates and princes, and lieges and Kings, Hail for the bellman, who tinkles and sings, Bouche of the highest and lowliest ones There’s a charm in the sound which nobody … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The demise of the English Public House

Non-fiction It is hard to believe nowadays but the English public house once was one of our greatest national icons. With a history dating back to the Romans and Anglo-Saxons. … Continue reading

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Getting it down on Paper

Non-fiction I sometimes find myself craving for the urbanity of the past… for washing-days, home-made jam, cheese and onion pie and Biggles. It is not as though my present way … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment
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