Dead Men Telling Tales

I wrote this article for the Port Towns research group based at the University of Portsmouth. They have a really fascinating archive of articles and information on maritime culture & history. You can follow PTUC on Twitter, and Facebook.  Maritime Gibbet Lore in Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture   The practice of gibbeting, also known more specifically …

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‘Everyday Synaesthesia’

I’m a synaesthete; a neurological condition described by the University of Sussex as: “A joining together of sensations that are normally experienced separately. ” I started my Everyday Synaesthesia blog so that non-synaesthetes might be able to grasp what it’s like living with the condition on a day to day basis, from a personal perspective. My ability …

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