A Bibliomantic Tale IV… Stuart France

* * “Somewhere in all that cloud stands a Druid at the head of a circle.” “Let’s go see if we can find him.” … * The Pillars: Penmaenmawr. * Tee minus Six hours and counting… “It’s odd, I had … Continue reading

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Beyond time…

With the Feathered Seer workshop just a few days away, I thought I would share a glimpse into the origins of the story around which we will be building the weekend… I had met her before, thinking her a dream … Continue reading

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A rift in reality

We were up at the crack of dawn, not because there had been too much wine the night before, which might have been expected during an evening in an Italian restaurant, but because the bug that had been stalking us … Continue reading

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That ‘morning after’ feeling…

Another workshop weekend was done and seemed to have gone down well. We didn’t have to worry about the next one, as Steve is organising the December weekend on the Druid’s isle and, in any case, we were hungover. Not, … 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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Circles Beyond Time – The thrice-risen sun

We were out long before dawn, driving the few miles to our rendezvous at Fox House, where we would meet our companions. With Sheffield behind us, we saw the sun rise above the distant horizon and watched its soft gold … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Dreaming Stones

“They say the stones sleep. That they are old and forgotten… voiceless. Is it so, little sister? Are they silent…or do they dream, the long, slow dreaming of aeons. They were old when they were brought here. Older than memory. … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Between two worlds

A herd of deer were outlined against the far horizon as we followed the path, leading our companions across the moor to where it joins the track that runs above Bar Brook.  The stream gathers the peat-stained water from the … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Inner circle

We walked through the cairns, seeing their contours in the rise and fall of the heather, knowing many more were now hidden by the late summer bracken. We were heading for the prosaically named Barbrook II. We know it better … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time – Awakening by Helen Jones

This is the continued account of my weekend away with The Silent Eye. Please click here for parts one, two, three and four. (Before I begin this part of the story, I realise I’ve not said much about the companions. … Continue reading

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