Tag Archives: Fairy Tale

Curse of the Hay-Collar III … Stuart France

* Now, that night at meat was an uncomfortable one for the Lord of Dyved, for his companions found sport in ribbing him about the day’s proceedings upon the Fair-Mound of Arbeth. “So, was it blows and wounds or were … Continue reading

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Curse of the Hay-Collar II … Stuart France

* So the Lord of Dyved climbed the Fair-Mound of Arbeth and the seven chieftains of Dyved climbed with him…  As they sat in counsel on the top of the Fair-Mound, they saw a woman, wearing gold brocade, riding by, … Continue reading

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Curse of the Hay-Collar… Stuart France

* Tyrnonos, Lord of Dyved, ruled the seven townships in a dark land. Tyrnonos was known as the Thunder-of-Water, for his mother found him in a cavern, behind a water-fall, and there was no braver man in all the realm. … Continue reading

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The Eye-Guy… Stuart France

* SPOILS OF THE ABYSS  When Pryderi, Lord of Underhill, was treated for the  injury done to his arm by Tyrnonos, Thunder-of-Water,  his leech, Nudd, found that he was unable to save the limb; so  he hacked it down to … Continue reading

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Flash fiction #writephoto: The dragonslayer – Jane Dougherty

This short story is inspired by Sue Vincent’s gorgeous photo.   In the middle of a distant ocean was an island fringed with inlets that made natural harbours, and with many rivers that made fertile valleys. The island should have … Continue reading

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All – Ex – Andros… Stuart France

  One is All… In Alchemy there are no short cuts. Many are those who have spent a life-time seeking its treasure in vain. On the other hand, everything it promises to reveal is freely given at the outset. One … Continue reading

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Tell Tale Signs V… Stuart France

A very early version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’, perhaps, yet there is much more here than merely a cautionary tale. Or is this the ‘first entrance’ of our much vaunted king Arthur? The emphasis on topography and the singularly macabre … Continue reading

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