Watercolour. At my pagan Stick Lodge. The moment in the ceremony just prior to a candidate becoming a member of The Ancient and Noble Order of The Stick. To the words, 'oh great Lord Sticky above bend your bough on our worthy one.........' the candidate is distributed with his personal stick by the Stick Master who recites the words to him, 'no women, no clothes, no inclusion, no...... After Handell.
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I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…View full profile