An Afternoon of Rest ~ Michael #writephoto

Thorgun Wicketwood looked down the path towards the huge stone edifice. The damn things were everywhere. Why? He had no idea, but they were the bane of his life. The farmers hated them as they couldn’t shift them, so had to sow around them and so harvest the same way. The druids had long held the belief they were portals to another existence, ‘as if‘ he thought so often.

But he and his friend ‘Pickets’ Borderline had found a useful purpose for them.

They invented a game where one would stand in front of the stone and defend the stone from the onslaught of small leather balls with a protective stick made from the willow growing behind ‘Pickets’ place.

The game attracted a lot of locals, and soon teams evolved and games played on the afternoon of rest.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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