Tag Archives: children

Guest contributor: Doreen Peck – Ghostly resident

Doreen Peck sent me this extraordinary story about a resident ghost, which I am sharing with Doreen’s permission. Whatever you believe, in this case, a very strange occurence was instrumental in saving lives… I moved into a house in Crosby … Continue reading

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Generational time machine…

Mrs Howe. How on earth I remember that after so many decades, I do not know… but that was the name of my headmistress on my very first day at school. I can still ‘see’ her in memory… can see … Continue reading

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Sight #writephoto – by Michael at Morpethroad

He wished he had the gift of foresight. Hindsight he had in bucket fulls. As he stood and watched her walk away, he was filled with that sense of dread that he may never see her again. If only he’d … Continue reading

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Shape-shifting (Part 1) – by Running Elk

This series of posts are based on the outline of an exploration session presented at The Silent Eye  (a modern mystery school) “The Feathered Seer” weekend in 2017. Whilst I have attempted to retain some of the flavour of the … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – The Peanut Man

Teacher Jennie Fitzkee shares another of her ‘Jennie stories…tales she tells to delight the children in her care… and the child inside the rest of us. “It happened like this… When I was in first grade, second grade, and third … Continue reading

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The Frolics at Nightbell Gardens – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Every city has its foibles, this is self evident. I’d go so far as to suggest that every city has bizarre customs that seem entirely sensible to the citizens but which leave the populace of other … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – The Spider Story

“Oh, Sue. I need to tell you “The Spider Story”, one of the ‘Jennie Stories’ for my preschoolers. All true. That’s why children are glued when I say, “It happened like this.” The spider one beats them all, ” wrote … Continue reading

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