Cattle–Guest Post by Tallis Steelyard

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CATTLE by Tallis Steelyard

Wylar Drig was a carter. He never pretended to be anything else, never claimed to be anything grander or more refined. He drove a cart. To be fair it was his own cart, pulled by his own horrocks bullocks, and it was, as carts go, a big one.

But with Wylar, if you had something to cart, he’d cart it for you. I’ve known him shift night soil, furniture, firewood, fireworks (which even he admitted was a little unnerving) and in one case a bride on her way to be married. He handled any job in the same methodical manner, although in the case of the bride he did wash the cart out first, and the bullocks were scrubbed and had their horns polished.

He had a bit of land north of Port Naain. It was enough to keep his bullocks on and…

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Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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6 Responses to Cattle–Guest Post by Tallis Steelyard

  1. Incredible! I wanted to take this journey again and again…riding the cart to the end of the tale and ride it back again!


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