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A Twice-Stole Spear… Stuart France

* … “Mananawn’s Mount,” muttered Fin, pensively. “Yeas!” exclaimed Daatho, “from Sidhe Finnaha, where Leer himself resides, he descends like a fire-storm. That radiant place on the very crest of the height is crowned with flames that leap rubied-red, through … Continue reading

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High-Way to Tara… Stuart France

* Fin Mac Cuill stood on an out-crop of rock and surveyed the Fortress of Tara… Brightly coloured banners ran from the breeze over her ornately carved roof-poles… Long had Fin yearned for this moment, Tara before him and his … Continue reading

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A Monday in Bakewell

The Monday after the workshop, we headed for Bakewell. Nick was happily ensconced in a hotel in the centre of the Derbyshire town while Alethea and Deb were tucked away up the hill. We were to meet at the church … Continue reading

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Another Green World? #writephoto by Stuart France

* The infant-souls crouched in the tunnel. Water trickled and dripped… echoing… Raven’s claws scratched and scuttled, drowning the echoes; he paused and tilted his head: his moon-eyes flashed. Two tiny points of light defined the distance. “Cruuu-aaach!” said Raven, … Continue reading

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Aligned with the Raven…

On the Sunday, ater the workshop was over and we had packed the cars, a small group of us headed off on what had the feel of a pilgrimage. The rituals of the weekend had been inspired by the land … Continue reading

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Gate to the Land of Youth III… Stuart France

* … “Shame on you,” said the old man as he struggled to his feet, “to think that such mighty men cannot tie one small sheep.” He took hold of the sheep, dragged her easily to the wall and re-tied … Continue reading

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Gate to the Land of Youth II… Stuart France

* … Within the walls of the white-washed house Fin, and his Merry-Men, found an old man lying bent on the edge of the hearth with a sheep tied to the wall alongside. They sat at table and the old … Continue reading

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