Author Archives: Patrick

About Patrick

a photographer, writer and blogger, a studio and press photographer since the mid 1960's, first published writings in 1974

Author’s Note…

Well, it’s going to be Winter Break shopping until the New Year, I guess,  So it’s time for me to thank all you guys out there who have supported the PGC blog throughout the year in respectable numbers and enjoying hopefully, writings that come straight from … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 79… Rebecca’s Help… Part Four A sudden panic seemed to grab everyone. Charles raced to the waters edge. ‘Somebody find a lifebuoy.’ he screamed. Others ran to the edge determined to assist Herbert’s rescue. The muddied edge of the bank made … Continue reading

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Todday Revisited…

With the Winter nights slowly closing in on us, it is now time to dust off an old friend in my DVD collection of classic British films. Earning its place, rightly so, is Ealing’s wonderful comedy drama “Whisky Galore” and so with a dram … Continue reading

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Back to Back catch-up episodes of ‘The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp’ are available @ patrick-callaghan.blogspot.co.uk

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 78… Rebecca’s Help… (Part Three) That thought puzzled Charles for some time. He turned it over in his mind, time and time again. To put Herbert in some form of danger, enough to bring Rebecca to his aid was … Continue reading

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Snap Around…

You know, when it comes to family you just gotta be there, and my family is no exception… Ok, the family is large and well dispersed, but we just keep in touch and if there is any sort of crisis, … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 77… Rebecca’s Help… (Part two) It really was not very clear to Charles how he should set about making contact with Rebecca. In the past she had simply been there in his mind and her embodiment just materialised. Now … Continue reading

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 76… Rebecca’s Help… (Part One) Charles, Esme and Herbert pay a visit to The Kings Head in Bayswater… ‘Well, thanks Charlie, for labelling me as a blooming nutcase.’ The three sat within the confines of the most respected and formatively … Continue reading

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I guess I just wanted to feature this lovely watercolour study by my dear friend Loraine Northwood, who has subsequently turned this into a rather beautiful greetings card… Well done Loraine!

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The Shriving of Miss Esme Stamp…

Episode 75… The Return of Herbert Marks… (Part Three) Charles and Esme try to convince Mrs Plum to change her mind… It was somehow in that moment of time that Charles could see the side of Esme that only her … Continue reading

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