Daily Archives: February 3, 2017

Guest Writer – The Birch Maiden by Paul Andruss – Illustrated by Donata Zawadzka

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: The Legend The Birch Maiden is a Scottish folktale about a beautiful fairy inhabiting a birch tree. One evening she is tempted by a basket of apples left on the ground by soldiers sleeping in the grove. … Continue reading

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Guest Photographer and Storyteller: Cybele Moon – aka the Dune Mouse

I stumbled across a site with an intriguing title, strange and magical stories, illustrated with the most fabulous photographs. Loving the atmospheric artistry, I invited the photographer over to be my guest… An excerpt from the Dune Mouse Chronicles Many … Continue reading

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Low Tide – Hugh Roberts #writephoto

Hugh has recorded the final moments of the planet Earth. As I cannot work out a way to reblog his piece for this week’s writephoto, please visit his blog to listen here: Low Tide #writephoto And while you are there, … Continue reading

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Carnage #writeinspiration

Coming home from school at tea-time was an adventure.  You never knew, you could find anything from rabbit stew to sheep’s heads, swimming in greasy juices for the dogs, or a game pie, stacked with mushrooms and pastry. Perhaps an … Continue reading

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Low Tide by Willow #writephoto

 Her Last Low Tide : A Nonet. It  had  taken  all day  to  get  here. That they  would  be  late  was her fear. They  made it  as the last rays From the  sun touched  the sands Continue reading here

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The Moons of Mountain Ana VI… Stuart France

* In sleep I strike a Centaur dead… * The blow reverberates in my head… Continue reading here

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Visions #midnighthaiku

There are still a couple of places available for the Silent Eye’s annual spiritual workshop. See HERE for details. Weekend of 21-23 April 2017 Great Hucklow, Derbyshire Dales. England. Click here to download a pdf Booking Form for The Feathered … Continue reading

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