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Following a trail

I was roused from sleep at four a.m., dragged wide awake with a phrase ringing in my ears that sent me in search of coffee, computer and a small dog who thinks either that I have lost the plot or … Continue reading

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Backstone Circle – a Very Strange Encounter by James Elkington

A little while ago we went walking on the moors with James Elkington. We passed Backstone Circle on the way back at the end of the day… it has always been an odd place with a strange reputation. In this … Continue reading

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Twisted history…

I enjoy research. For a writer, this is obviously a good thing. I love following an obscure reference to its source or delving into the past in search of what, for want of a better word, could be called ‘the … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: A last adventure (continued)

Read the first part of this adventure here. We knew the story. Both James and Paul himself have told how it was found, when Paul and his brother, exploring the moors as children, had come upon the strange passageway…and how … Continue reading

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Writer in Residence – The Thirteenth Apostle (and his mum) by Paul Andruss

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: Today part one of the story of The Thirteenth Apostle (and his mum) from Paul Andruss.  As with any legend, there is usually some variations on the origins and plenty of embellishments by later historians, that need … Continue reading

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Eye – Bobby Fairfield – #writephoto

See here the Eye of Horus healer, protector son of Isis and Osiris by the wearing of me may you live long and prosper Source: Bobby Fairfield

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Solstice of the Moon: Desormais…

Desormais…henceforth…that is the motto over the gatehouse at Skipton Castle. It was probably the first word of French that I learned as a child and almost certainly the first I remember seeing written… even though it is written in stone.  … Continue reading

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