Tag Archive: fantasy

Food Curious Food

Ever wondered what tickled your ancestors’ tastebuds? Why not come along to a free illustrated talk by the esteemed Dr Peter Ross on the subject of “Badger Ham and Stewed Sparrows – a… Continue reading

Arthur Machen and the Horror of Harlesden (Part 2)

Reprinted, with minor variations, from The Willesden Local History Society Journal, No. 34, winter 2011/12 Last time we saw that the Welsh fantasy writer Arthur┬áMachen (pronounced so as to rhyme with ‘bracken’) wrote… Continue reading

Arthur Machen and the Horror of Harlesden (Part 1)

Reprinted from┬áThe Willesden Local History Society Journal, No. 34, winter 2011/12 Having been a teenager in the 1970s, when most Christmases saw the BBC screening an adaptation of an M.R. James ghost story,… Continue reading