Category Archives: Guest post

Guest author: N. A. Granger ~ Torrent…a #writephoto story and news of The Last Pilgrim

Eliza finally had to stop their mad flight, putting her arms around her little brother, both of them panting for breath. When Indians had attacked their home in Kentucke, near Harrod’s Town, her parents dropped her and her four year … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Superstitions and folklore ~ Gary Stocker

Gary Stocker shares old lore relating to February: “February fill dyke, black or white” In other words, February is a wet month. So ditches will get filled with either snow or rain. “February makes a bridge and March breaks it.” … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Robbie Cheadle ~ Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives

The Hungarian Jewish Museum was constructed on the plot where Theodor Herzl‘s, known as the father of the State of Israel, two-story Classicist style house stood, and adjoins the Great Synagogue on Dohány Street in Budapest. The museum holds the Jewish Religious and Historical … Continue reading

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Guest author: Darlene Foster ~ A Sleepless Night in Aledo

Spain is a fascinating country with many Fiestas, one for every week it seems. These colourful festivals are based on age-old traditions and legends. Some are quite unique. La Noche en Vela, the Sleepless Night, is held every August in … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Robbie Cheadle ~ The Great Synagogue

Dohány Street Synagogue Background The Dohány Street Synagogue also known as the Great Synagogue, is found in in Erzsébetváros, the 7th district of Budapest, Hungary. An incredibly beautiful building, it was built between 1854 and 1859 in the Moorish Revival … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Merlin’s Grave? ~ Gary Stocker

This week, Gary takes us to Marlborough and its enigmatic mound, a place Stuart and I have visited. You can read about it in more detail here. Within the grounds of Marlborough College, Wiltshire is an artificial hill which has … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Myths and hauntings of Warwickshire. ~ Gary Stocker

The holy well of Whitnash. Whitnash has been settled since pre-Christian Celtic times. The present-day church of St Margaret is on a mound which may have been of pagan importance in pre-Christian times. It also used to have a holy … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Robbie Cheadle ~ Old Man of the Sea

Background In Greek Mythology, the Old Man of the Sea is the term used for several water-gods, purported to have existed since the beginning of time. The water-gods most often referred to in terms of this expression are Nereus, the … Continue reading

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Guest Author: Marcia Meara ~ The Light ~ Wake-Robin Ridge (Book Four)

Thank you so much for letting me visit with you and your followers today, Sue. I’m pretty excited about the release of my latest novel, The Light: Wake-Robin Ridge Book 4, and hope your readers will be curious to learn … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Ghostly Re-enactment of the Battle of Edgehill ~ Gary Stocker

The secondary school which I attended, Kineton High, was in sight of Edgehill, where the first major battle of the British Civil War was fought. A story used to go around October time, during the Michaelmas Term, about how if … Continue reading

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