Category Archives: consciousness

Twisted history…

I enjoy research. For a writer, this is obviously a good thing. I love following an obscure reference to its source or delving into the past in search of what, for want of a better word, could be called ‘the … Continue reading

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Hinting at… Happiness? by Sarah Brentyn

Reblogged from Sarah Brentyn: What does a Harvard University professor have to do with flash fiction? Nothing. And everything. Or, at least, something. I’ve thought for a long time now that good flash fiction packs a punch. It heightens emotional … Continue reading

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Bittersweet

The misty dawn blushed a soft, rosy pink, probably embarrassed by the number of clichés it was inviting. It had begun with a delicate glow, suffusing the rising mist with gold as I shivered on the doorstep, then painted the … Continue reading

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Sparks of light…

Bonfire night. In Britain, it is celebrated on November 5th every year to commemorate the death of Guy Fawkes. He was the conspirator charged with lighting the fuse on the thirty-six barrels of gunpowder secreted in a cellar beneath the … Continue reading

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Halloween or The Mask of the Self by Alethea Kehas

Reblogged from Not Tomatoes: I have a confession to make: I don’t really care for Halloween. I don’t dress up for the occasion if I can avoid doing so, even though I admire and appreciate a well-crafted ruse. I avoid … Continue reading

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Rooted in earth

For the past few years I have been immersed in the folklore and history, traditions and myths of my land in a way I had never expected. This is not the country of governments and politics, nor the land of … Continue reading

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Maiden Mother Crone, Part 7 – The Dance by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: It was Sunday morning, and it was raining again. But I breakfasted with friends, warmth and laughter a pleasant way to begin the day. Outside, a raven wandered along the wooden fence – one of … Continue reading

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