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Sheer Fantasy… Stuart France

* Ish-na-e-cha-ge, First-Born-Being, roamed among the Animal-Nations. He understood their ways and their languages. They beheld him in wonder and awe and could do nothing without his knowledge. He pitched his tent in the centre of the land and no … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Maze…

* …There is another important thing with these sites which is not always immediately obvious. It is not a collective thing. It is not simply a case of visiting each and every site and then resting back with feet raised … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Earth-Work-Mound…

* The name Arbor Low is of Saxon derivation, originally ‘Eordburh-Hlaw’ meaning the Earth-Work Mound. Wen smiles, “Where did you dig that up from?” “I have my sources, you know.” “As your text only specifies Saxon, are we to presume … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Calling…

* …I have to wonder about Wen. Even before the ‘Wen’ thing she was a little too eager to run off to all the farthest flung reaches of the known universe at the drop of a hat. The ‘hat’ in … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals: Telling Stone…

* …I wait until I see Wen’s shoulders shaking with grief then go and collect her. As I said earlier, I do not really know why she has to keep punishing herself in this way. Foolishly, we walk back along … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals…

* …Wen seems intent on punishing herself again. I know. I know she probably has little choice but personally speaking I would be more than happy if we never went back to Bar-Brook-One… Ever! That is not going to happen … Continue reading

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Running on Empty?…

* Yva followed on Abadam’s heels, “O Abadam,” she cried, “you have walked in the garden in the east, where every precious stone was your covering. * You were a sealer of the sum, whose works and trappings were prepared, … Continue reading

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Spring ~ Stuart France

* …They do have something of the ‘other-world’ about them these places. ‘No un-authorised person beyond this point,’ said the sign. ‘But we are more authorised than anyone ever could be,’ said Wen. It is difficult to disagree but then … Continue reading

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Hor-i-zone… Stuart France

* Another milestone of time. There is no youthful compassion to commiserate with me. There is no “Surprise!” party. Just a cold, cold dawn… Continue reading at Stuart France

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Deep ~ Stuart France

* The smoke which moments before had billowed hundreds of feet into the darkening sky finally cleared to reveal the Maw of Hell… From its deep red interior two impossibly tall, dark, slender figures moved together unconsciously… Continue reading at … Continue reading

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