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A Dead Good Blog · 5h ago

Oscar Wilde - His Part In My Downfall

If I've piqued your interest with the title of today's blog then we're off to a promising start. To be earnest with you (which is important, is it not?) I was at a loss to know what I was go...
A Dead Good Blog · 2d ago

Oscar Wilde's poetic pedigree.

Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1853 - 1900) Irish poet, wit and dramatist studied at Magdalen College, Oxford and in 1878 won the Newdigate prize for his Ravenna. In 1881 he publishe...
A Dead Good Blog · 4d ago

Oscar Wilde - Come to my Party

If I could host a gathering of people from bygone times, Oscar Wilde would be way up at the top of my guest list. I would sit him next to me for a good while so I could hang on to his every ...
A Dead Good Blog · 6d ago

Just One Slice

What can I tell you about cake? I don't bake. I've been known to enjoy the odd piece of Battenburg (it's the marzipan) and I'll happily see off a seasonal hunk of Christmas cake (accompanied...
A Dead Good Blog · 1W ago

Cake - Baked With Love

“This morning I resolved to bakeA Mary Berry drizzle cake.Down your way the sun may sizzle,Round here there is heavy drizzle.”                                                           Pam ...
A Dead Good Blog · 1W ago

Saturday Sailing

I've regaled you before, (regular readers of the Saturday blog), with stories of how I was born and brought up in West Africa; Nigeria to be exact in the 1950s, when it was still a British c...
A Dead Good Blog · 2W ago

Sailing - All the Nice Girls Love a Sailor

‘The big ships sail on the Alley Alley O, the Alley Alley O…’That nursery rhyme always takes me back to the film version of Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey. The first time I watched it, I...
A Dead Good Blog · 2W ago

Sailing

I am a sailor. I am.  At least I was. I still sail, just differently.A proper grown up now, conscious of everything that I do.A proper bore often. Sailing through the life for now.But I have...
A Dead Good Blog · 3W ago

Stranger Than Fiction

It was mad, bad and dangerous to know Lord Byron who once asserted that "truth is always stranger than fiction"; and Mark Twain who is supposed to have added the rider "because fiction is ob...
A Dead Good Blog · 3W ago

Strange But True

At 2:10 pm on 5th December 1945, five U.S. Navy Avenger torpedo-bombers comprising Flight 19 take off from the Ft. Lauderdale Naval Air Station in Florida on a routine three-hour training mi...