Daily Archives: June 3, 2020

Magic, reality and the paranormal… a new series of podcasts

G. Michael Vasey, with whom The Mystical Hexagram was written, has just launched a new series of podcasts in which he and his guests discuss the nature of reality, magic and the paranormal. Gary is the author of more than … Continue reading

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The Guardians ~ Tina Stewart Brakebill #writephoto

the guardians pine for whimsy and wildflowers but duty transcends Reblogged from Tina Stewart Brakebill

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A Thousand Miles of History X: Mist and mystery

It took us about an hour to drive the twenty-odd miles from Brentor to the Cornish village of Minions on Bodmin moor. There were two sites that we wanted to visit, both of them on the Michael Line, the ley … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Noelle Granger ~ The Last Pilgrim… A new book!

The thin shoulders of the Pilgrim women bore much of the work to ensure the survival and growth of the early Plymouth colony. Despite the vital role these women played, historians and writers of historical fiction have largely ignored their … Continue reading

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Loneliness on a Flowerbed ~ michnavs #writephoto

I sat on the grass in a mountain of a beautiful illusion of white petaled roses and dazzling marigolds I watched the world, with agonizing pain in my heart, crumble, disintegrate and tumble down Continue reading at michnavs

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Dear Wen: Dunstan…

Dear Wen… That doesn’t surprise me… No will power. It’s all to do with your earthly descent I expect… We still need to visit the Anglo Saxon church at Northampton… Do we know which of the Nine Mary’s and what … Continue reading

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Guardian ~ Jemima Pett #writephoto

Guardian is this week’s #writephoto prompt from Sue Vincent. I meandered around a couple of ideas in my head, then studied the photo a little longer. It rang a few bells – good ones! Last year my story achieved a shortlist … Continue reading

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Beyond the Veil… #bookextract

“Heilyn’s mother, for instance, is no Titania. By human standards she can be cruel and heartless and her morals non-existent. You may not judge by the accepted code of our world. Faery is not immoral, but amoral in our terms. … Continue reading

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Guardian ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

A line of white foam caresses the rocky shore Like a ribbon on a blue iced cake. Soppy moment over, I noticed a field of flowers beside a rocky outcrop The faces there, taking me back to my childhood when … Continue reading

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Free #midnighthaiku

Fences hem the fields Denying all wanderers Nature’s garden grows *

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