Tag Archives: fairies

Fallen #midnighthaiku

Fallen fairy wings Starved of the warmth of belief Summer’s petals fade *

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In the Dell ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They built the cone carefully. Everyone knew things like that had to be just so. “Will they come?” Nelly fretted, slim fingers worrying the edge of her tunic. “Sure thing,” Dahlia’s nod was as resolute as her voice. “We did … 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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The Strange Afterlife of the Reverend Robert Kirk ~ James Elkington

Reblogged from Mountains, Myths and Moorlands: The Reverend Robert Kirk was a strange fellow. He was a native of Aberfoyle, born in the manse in 1644, the seventh son of Reverend James Kirk. Despite having an extremely poor upbringing, against … Continue reading

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Guest author: Sally Cronin ~ Why I am skipping old age and looking forward to my second childhood instead

It is always a pleasure to have Sally over as a guest, especially when she is writing about an issue so close to my heart: My thanks to Sue for the invitation to write a post for her today… always … Continue reading

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Turrets – Michael #writephoto

The Turrets were the home of three distinct fairy families. The Vinnys, the Bats and the Pards. Together they lived in harmony, plying trade between the three families and coming together or dinners and ceremonial occasions. The Vinny’s had lived … Continue reading

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Fairy silhouettes Skimming through the wildflowers Against summer skies A momentary magic Gifting the eyes of a child I have never seen as many dragonflies as I have this summer. From tiny turquoise damsels that cast a jewelled haze above … Continue reading

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FREE BOOK – Fairies the Hidden History by Horatio Grin reblogged from Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life

A brief bio for Horatio Grin Horatio William Grin was born 29 July 1940 in the village of Kingstone Warren, Oxfordshire, in the shadow of White Horse Hill. His parents were William George Grin, Barrister and latterly King’s Counsel and … Continue reading

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Fragile floral lace Blushing with the hues of dawn Delicate romance Memories of yesteryear Scatter faded confetti There is something about hydrangeas that always trigger memories of childhood. Each cluster of flowers is a fairy bouquet that carries the past … 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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