Category Archives: Doomsday: The Ætheling Thing

Ashbourne

Pre-Raphaelite glass sits in walls pitted by Cromwellian gunfire, while a 1950s reredos graces a chancel that dates back to 1241. That’s why I love these old churches… the history of a community is written within their walls in wood … Continue reading

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Listen…

…Listen. Listen to the wind in the trees. To the flight of birds and the song of stones; To the call of the goat and the laughing waters; To the whisper of leaves and the tales of starlight In the … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Net

The computer has gone from working a speeds of a derisive ‘you’ll be lucky’ to an emphatic ‘you’ve got no chance’. Whether it is downloading things behind my back, updating things I’d prefer it to leave well alone or simply … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Convoy

We left Higger Tor after the sunrise and headed back to our respective breakfasts. Most would have to pack their bags too, before gathering for a final journey together. We were the lucky ones with time to spare and a … Continue reading

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Rooted in the Land – Cast iron and pasties

The sign for Ironbridge had confirmed it… I was right to make the engineering connection with Telford after all. Even though I had been half convinced I was confusing it with Thomas Telford, the civil engineer and architect. As we … Continue reading

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Doomsday, Kindle countdown deal- day 2

As we prepare to relese the second book in the Doomsday Series: Dark Sage, a Kindle Countdown price promotion will be running from 17th August to 21st October on Amazon UK and Amazon.com forBook One of the Doomsday Triad: Doomsday: … Continue reading

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Kindle Countdown – Doomsday: The Aetheling Thing

As we prepare to relese the second book in the Doomsday Series: Dark Sage, a Kindle Countdown price promotion will be running from 17th August to 21st October on Amazon UK and Amazon.com forBook One of the Doomsday Triad: Doomsday: … Continue reading

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Shadows

Throughout the books written with Stuart France there are visions; moments of a past long fled that ‘Wen’ still sees written in the ancient stone of the landscape and within the circles of the Old Ones. They come when they … Continue reading

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Normal weird

Image: Frolicking by Nick Verron The roads are suspiciously quiet today. You know why immediately… the school holidays are about over and the next few days will see the return to school that will flood the roads with traffic at … Continue reading

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Odin’s Mine

“Do not look at the sign!” I immediately looked, of course. “I said ‘do not’…” and then I’m standing open mouthed… Odin is a central figure in Doomsday and seems to be a bigger part of the hidden history of … Continue reading

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