Tag Archives: Fae


“Play,” Said he, “Old music… Remembering The beginning times, When the stars were younger And the portal stood open That dreams and possibilities Might travel freely between the worlds. The children of Earth still knew magic then.” “I will play, … Continue reading

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A face from the past… and a book extract…

One of the everyday wonders of my childhood was a visit to my grandparents’ home. The house itself was full of Art Deco details. The walls and shelves were adorned with curious things, brought back from far-flung places… wooden boxes … Continue reading

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Swords redrawn… #bookextract #fantasy

Some years ago, I published a fantasy novel, set in the magical landscape of Yorkshire. It was initially written to preserve some of the stories and folklore I had learned as a child, wandering the moors with my grandfather. From … Continue reading

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D. Wallace Peach reviews Swords of Destiny

A lovely review of Swords of Destiny from Diana Wallace Peach, author of The Rose Shield series… In this modern-day adventure, the world is in peril, and the immortal Merlin (of King Arthur fame) has gathered four ordinary people with … Continue reading

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Living in a fairy tale

I’ve been looking into old faery lore lately. Not the sanitised Victorian version of miniature winged beauties, but at the old tales of strange encounters, customs that go back beyond memory, time lost in the faery realm and the darker … Continue reading

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Guest author: Neil Rushton ~ Articulating the Faeries

What are the faeries? This question is surprisingly difficult to answer. Since May 2016 I’ve been attempting to get under the skin of the question on my blog-site deadbutdreaming, where I post articles that engage with the phenomenon of the … Continue reading

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The Spring by Isabel Caves #writephoto

We used to bathe in that magic spring. The waters churned up from a secret place deep in the earth, a place where the bones of ancient faerie reside. When we were children we believed in magic. We believed the … Continue reading

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Ethereal… by Ritu

Ethereal glow Left by those fairies and sprites They exist, you know… Ritu 2016 In response to Sue’s photo prompt this week. Reblogged from:  But I Smile Anyway…

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