The Trickster Prince

Matt Houlbrook: mobile historian; beard growing, head shaving; occasional cycling.

‘I Commit:’ the confidence trickster in playing cards

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Occasional cycling: El-an Back

Just back from a great weekend bikepacking in mid-Wales as part of the Bearbones El-an Back event: 68 miles of riding in snow and sub-zero temperatures; a nice mix of fantastic trails and typical Welsh hike-a-bike bogtrotting; a stunning overnight…

January 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

2012: a year in review

A slightly belated look back at 2012 to kick off the New Year… 1. Mobile historian It was a good year to be a historian. After struggling with the difficult second album book for eight years I finally started to make progress. It turns out the bes…

January 3, 2013 · 1 Comment