When I was young, there was an enchanting children's programme on the television called 'Captain Pugwash'. This swash-buckling pirate's adventures first appeared as a black-and-white cartoon in Eagle magazine in 1950. I came across Pugwash much later as a black-and-white programme (colour television came later still, in 1970). Together with the inventive and clever cabin-boy … Continue reading Meeting Captain Pugwash again!
I'm writing this at the end of November when the days are short and dark. However, this post is all about light. Just over a week ago, I took part in a 'Festival of Creativity' organised by Jane Shaw of Durham Create, which took place at Ushaw College (which is situated quite near to where … Continue reading Lights in the darkness