Tag Archives: Folk Tale

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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Dear Wen: Wednesbury…

Dear Wen I suppose ultimately ‘Odin’s Steed’ is the eight-spoked wheel of the year, which he rides like the wind and which could almost be yet another parallel with the ‘Christ-Spirit’ that blows where it listeth… Repton and Breedon would … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Wednesbury…

Dear Don, Still cross-eyed from the editing but Doomsday should be ready for off by August as we planned. I can’t believe how much stuff there is in there… or how much more we have already for Dark Sage! All … Continue reading

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Mister Fox: Winter’s Tail…

Where is Mister Fox? The night howls in triumph… pale eyes watch from the shadows… It is the night of the Hunter’s Moon and the dancing ground should be alive with flame as the Foxes dance in the dark. But … Continue reading

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King Vortigern’s Tower…

* “…Before Merlin was a soothsayer he was a miraculous child who solved the mystery of Vortigern’s Tower.” “What mystery was that?” “Every time the tower was raised by Vortigern’s men the hill upon which it was built shook and … 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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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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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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Cusp of the Moon: cobblers…

* …“You must make a name for yourself,” said Branwen, and she looked from one to the other of them. “Now, how are we to do that?” said Greidyawl-the-Wise, and he scratched his chin as he chewed, looked to the … Continue reading

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