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Houska Castle and the Gate to Hell? ~ G. Michael Vasey

Reblogged from The Magical World of G. Michael Vasey: Most people love a creepy story especially if it comes wrapped in mystery and features castles, strange creatures and strange stories. Houska Castle in the Czech Republic has been quite the … Continue reading

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Guest author: S. C. Skillman ~ PARANORMAL WARWICKSHIRE

Thank you very much, Sue, for offering me this space on your blog to introduce my book Paranormal Warwickshire to your readers. Warwickshire is a county steeped in the supernatural, as befits the county of Shakespeare and the many ghosts … Continue reading

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Going West: The Talking Stone

While I was researching the cathedral at St Davids, I came across a couple of legends that caught my fancy. Both of them concern Llechllafar, the talking stone. The name just by itself was intriguing… where did the emphasis lie? … Continue reading

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Going West: Going to the Devil

At the end of the mountain road we had taken lies a small community clinging to the sides of the gorge above the River Rheidol. Pontarfynach, though, is named for the Afon Mynach, one of its tributaries, that tumbles, roars … Continue reading

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One For The Mists ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

Her people came from the place where the mist rests on the turf and the ladder to and from the heavens can unfurl. It was where they all still lived. It breathes, mist does. The fog kisses the lungs in … Continue reading

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Guest Author: S. C. Skillman ~ Paranormal Warwickshire

Hello. I’m grateful to Sue for offering me this space on her blog to tell you about my forthcoming book , Paranormal Warwickshire, which will be published by Amberley Publishing on 15th November this year. As with all stories, there … Continue reading

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IndieAni Bones and the Thunder Stone…

We had barely got in the car than we were out of it again. Just a mile or two down the road to a tiny village and she was looking for somewhere to park. Now, I have to say that … Continue reading

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IndieAni Bones and the Ent

A couple of years ago, my two-legses got together for the Winter Solstice, which was nice. It didn’t mean presents… unless you count my share of their cheese, ham and salmon… but it did mean I got to go on … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXI: The Wells of the Wishing Tree…

“Ooh!” My companion, well used to the consequences of such exclamations, braced himself as I swung the car off the road we were supposed to be taking and onto a narrow lane. The sign was intriguing and, although we had … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Song

“…Will you forge the straight track for us, old friend?” Merlin asked the giant. Ogmios’ eyes gleamed in the starlight. “Come, it is long since we walked such a path together. Stay close and have your children gather their courage.” … Continue reading

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