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'X' marks the spot
Day 11 of the journey - our heroine goes in search of buried treasure First you need a map. Follow the directions to where ‘X’ marks the spot. Then start digging. With a bit of luck you'll unearth some booty that has been hidden away. And so, I followed the...

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Writers who chat (and eat cake)
Day 10 of the journey - our heroine meets a companion ‘All for one and one for all!’ That's the succinct statement of comradeship devised by Alexandre Dumas for his famous companions. The ‘true companions’ trope is excellently illustrated by d’Artagnan and ...

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Victory is mine
Day 9 of the journey - our heroine regains control of the mysterious artefact Returning to halls after Christmas, during our first year at university, my room mate and I discovered this wooden gavel inside the wardrobe.  The university had let out the resid...

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University - then and now
Day 8 of the journey - our heroine goes in search of knowledge   Today I visited Old Joe. Over 40 years ago I consulted Old Joe on a daily basis. This was to check whether I would be late for my next lecture: I usually was. Old Joe is the affectionate name ...

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Truth and Lies
Day 7 of the journey - our heroine must decide between truth and falsehood I've left behind my Hawarden book haven and headed south along the Welsh border, past the Wrekin and am now in Shropshire. In the midlands they use the phrase ‘going round the Wrekin...

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Slumbering
Day 6 of the Journey - our heroine walks amongst the dead My room overlooks St Deniol’s church in Hawarden. Like many people, I find old churchyards fascinating. I walked around reading the gravestones, trying to piece together the stories of people’s lives...

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Reflections on the rolling waves
Day 5 of the journey - our heroine runs away to sea I went to the seaside today. I watched children and dogs playing on the sand and running in and out of the waves. I narrowly missed being knocked over by a group of teens, their faces flushed with exciteme...
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