Category Archives: Workshop 2015

Discovering Albion- Day 2: Merry Meetings and Manchester Airport

Friday was a good day. We had a late and leisurely start after a fair amount of talking and a little wine… note the restrained understatement on both those counts… The car was packed and ready to go… we would … Continue reading

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It had been a stressful week, but I was enjoying the leisurely morning preparing for my journey north. It was lovely to be able to take my time… there were still hours ahead of me before I intended leaving; hours … Continue reading

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There, back and other stuff…

A productive and very wet weekend is over, and I am once more home, just long enough for a coffee, with a suitcase full of laundry, memories to cherish and an interesting selection of things on my to-do list… including … Continue reading

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Not long….

An ancient landscape, shaped by glaciers and the hand of man. Mysterious symbols carved in stone amid the cairnfields. Quiet circles lost in the mists… and a small group of seekers taking time out of time, listening to the echoes … Continue reading

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The River of Life – by Jan Malique. River of the Sun 2015

From the Silent Eye website… Jan Malique, our Vessel of Hathor for the River of the Sun, has kindly given permission for us to share her thoughts on the ritual weekend. Jan is a Comapnion of the Silent Eye and … Continue reading

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Busy bees – River of the Sun

Hours before the majority of the Companions arrive, the work has begun. Some must be trained as fire marshals, some look after the room allocations, welcoming those who arrive… and others… well, okay, largely the same ones actually…. and chiefly … Continue reading

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The first drop – River of the Sun

We were, inevitably, way too early. But that was okay; it meant we had chance to drink in the morning light … and a morning coffee… at the Barrel Inn, perched high above the little village of Great Hucklow where, … Continue reading

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Back to Bedlam

So… I’m back… temporarily, as I have another long drive tomorrow. The weekend workshop was wonderful… I have so many stories to share… the Beast and I are reunited and she is sleeping peacefully at my feet… But I was … Continue reading

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The lamb

We walked up the hill before the dawn, a silent procession through the sleeping village. Cloaked figures led the way to the gate. No-one spoke, none broke a silence kept in vigil. Until the lamb looked at us and greeted … Continue reading

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Works in Progress Blog Hop

Barb Taub, author of the quirky Tales from Null City, decided to add my name to her list for the WIP Blog Tour. As refusing any excuse to talk about the books is not in a writer’s nature, and as … Continue reading

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