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Why Myth? II ~ Stuart France

* ‘…So, what is the significant act?’ ‘All the acts in the story are significant.’ ‘What is the story about?’ ‘It is about a Dust-Devil.’ ‘For the human body there are really only five significant acts: the first is breathing. … Continue reading

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Mother Bear… Stuart France

Carreg Samson * With a total disregard for tradition we tackled our ‘just right bowl of porridge’ first . It is strange to say, perhaps, but this particular conglomeration of, once covered but now exposed, structured stone did not, initially, … Continue reading

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Green grow the rushes O’ III…

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Green grow the rushes O’ II…

* …If Tee’s study was the hub of intelligence, then Miss Hunnyfludd’s office, which comprised no more than a hastily compromised ante-chamber to its plush superior, was the heart… Thomas Welch was currently making himself at home in the heart … Continue reading

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North-easterly: Legends…

There are many stories associated with the castles of the Northumbrian coastline, some historical, others apocryphal, but it is often buried within the myths and legends that some fragment of truth may be found. Few tales will pique the interest … Continue reading

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Spindle-Stone Heugh… Stuart France

* And so to Bamburgh castle, the king a new wife did bring. But his queen took an instant dislike to her husband’s daughter, Margaret, And transformed her into a Laidly Worm which coiled itself about a Great Stone, And … Continue reading

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New Book! Mister Fox: Winter’s Tail by Stuart France and Sue Vincent

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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Free Time… Stuart France

* ‘…all the great thinkers recognise the importance of rational thought and also the importance of getting beyond the rational and that’s where the myths and fairy stories come in…’   – The Heart of Albion * Ancient terms of measurement … Continue reading

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Proud Angel… Stuart France

* “The Peacock Angel fomented a rebellion among the Angels of Heaven, where he had been a leading light. * He declared that he would go and found a kingdom for himself. * Continue reading at Stuart France  

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So the story goes… Stuart France

* From a lake such as this… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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