Dear Don: Twin Beasts…

the triumph of horsenden 014Dear Don,

Full of cold and having an early night. Freezing in the house tonight and couldn’t really concentrate on anything, so I started looking back through some of the older pics from last year… before we ever put pen to paper for The Initiate. First thing I came across was one of our futile attempts at entry to the St Nicks opposite the Seeing Hill. And there I was the other week, trawling for the perfect cross for that map illustration for Dark Sage. Typical! It even has the twin beasts on the top…

the triumph of horsenden 017Mind you, the more I look back, the clearer it becomes that we already had all the elements that very first weekend. From the chalk cross we only really understood last weekend to the dragons, chalk or otherwise… the hills, the Anglo-Saxon stuff, right back to the barrows and mounds and the High Ways. Even the… er… let’s call them stone pillars. I mean, I know we know that now, but seeing the pictures again after so long just brings it home.

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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 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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