Kept in the dark ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard:

kept in the dark

It has to be said that those of us involved with the shrine of Aea in her Aspect as the Personification of Tempered Enthusiasm do occasionally feel ‘put upon.’ I suppose it’s because we’re not involved in any great public ceremonials, are stuck out on the periphery and don’t have a lot of money. Change any of those three parameters and suddenly we would be a lot more cosseted by those in authority.

Still we keep our heads down and press on regardless. After all, if the eye of a wandering Hierophant should chance to alight on us, it would be followed by the sort of vague request that is in reality an instruction. Thus one of these worthies dropped round to see us after she’d enjoyed a good lunch with friends on the Council of Sinecurists and asked vaguely if we had done anything to help the Fane of the Wise Maiden Halina. To which the incumbent muttered something along the lines, “Obviously we keep an eye on them,” whilst Maljie frantically scoured the city map to discover where the damned place was.

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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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3 Responses to Kept in the dark ~ Tallis Steelyard

  1. willowdot21 says:

    Hi Sue the link to Jim’s page is not working 💜


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