Category Archives: essence


“Just how old are you?” Although youth has long died, “As young as the moment,” My body replied. “If I want to play out In the sun, or climb trees, Run laughing through dewdrops, …I’ll do as I please. I … Continue reading

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The Feathered Seer – Divining meaning

‘In former times the soul was feathered all over’ Plato The third ritual of the workshop weekend was named Deadshaw Sick after the strip of land that divides the lands of the living from the lands of the dead at … Continue reading

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To sleep, perchance…

I snuggled under the duvet. The night was chilly but the bed, with its big feather pillows is perfect in this weather. Bliss, in fact. And I was ready to sleep, looking forward to it… it had been a long … Continue reading

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When the clouds came down to play

If Saturday had started fine, Sunday was not planning on being as kind. By the end of Saturday evening our company was much reduced; the flooding in Cumbria had called half the party to return to their various homes, some … Continue reading

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Prospecting for Ben… the interior castle II

“May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.” Teresa of Ávila ‘Ben’ is in prison. His own choices led him there and his incarceration begins at the end of Scions of Albion. He is, … Continue reading

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One step…

I was going through the files and came across a picture that seemed perfect for Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday. It is very pertinent at present, as my son opens a new chapter of adventure in his story… which inevitably sets … Continue reading

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