Tag Archives: Fairy Tale

The House that Fish Built: Cave of Cruachan…

* …So the heroes of Albion set out for the Cave of Cruachan… Through the Gap-of-the-Watch, over the Plain-of-Two-Forks, across the Ford-of-the-Morrigan into the Rowan-Meadow-of-the-Two-Oxen by the Meeting-of-the-Four-Ways they drove before a dim, dark, heavy mist overtook them… * Continue … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Chariots at Dawn…

* …King Grim-Gaze the slug-man struck the silver sceptre that was in his hand against the bronze pillar of his couch three times, and by the third stroke, the combatants had let drop their hands to their sides. “I restrain … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Far Seeing One…

* …As the spencers rose to serve the food, the charioteer of Connor Cruel-Crest stood up and addressed the king, “O Far Seeing One,” he said, “many are the feats of Connor; majestic and commanding his gait, clashing swords he … Continue reading

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When The Moon Is Full ~ Helen Jones

Reblogged from Helen Jones: Once upon a time, when the world was younger, there lived a boy. Tall and lean he was, his skin nut brown over strong muscles, his clothes as tattered as the leaves among which he lived. … Continue reading

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Samildanach…

* …The torchbearers hurriedly re-lit the torches of Dun Culhwch. “Why, a veritable master of all the crafts we have here, it would seem,” said Big Chief Hawthorn, “but let a seat be brought for this man who has asked … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Imaginary Isles…

Dear Wen, ‘I don’t know. I wasn’t there…It’s impossible to say…’ Well, not having been invited to Ashbourne of course… The bell clapper sounding hollowly is an analogy of a lost soul… The bell or the ‘silent shell’ is the … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Imaginary Isles…

Dear Don, It was an interesting weekend with the research. The south transept window from Ashbourne has opened a whole set of mysteries to track down and so far I’ve only got a little way in. I enlisted the help … Continue reading

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Free Day…

* The King of Morphlance was a moderate man. By this I mean that he was a man who preached moderation in all things and that, rather surprisingly, he also acted in accordance with this doctrine himself. As one might … Continue reading

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High Mythology…

For those readers interested in Mythology there are a couple of books published under the Silent Eye Press banner which it would be foolish to be unaware of. The first is the cycle of Egyptian Myths re-envisioned by Sue Vincent … Continue reading

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Cusp of the Moon: young lion…

* …It was not long before Aggafdu, Prince of Annwn, got to hear about the marvellous sun shoes of Sow Hill: “You must bring me a pair of blue and gold shoes from the master cobblers of Sow Hill,” he … Continue reading

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