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Robbie Cheadle reviews Mister Fox: The Legend #Bookreview

Reblogged from Roberta Writes, a lovely review of the first of our ‘Mister Fox’ books: What Goodreads says Where do they come from? They come out of the night… Where do they go to? Back to the night they return… … Continue reading

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Indie-Ani Bones ~ The Small Dog does archaeology

When we are all allowed to go out and play together, my two-legses sometimes let me share their adventures. It depends if there are going to be sheep and stuff. Not that I mind sheep… much… but ‘pparently, the sheep … Continue reading

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George and the Dragon

One from the archives…what really happened when George met the dragon… “Nah, sithee,” said Granny, “Just set thee dahn ‘ere, An’ I’ll tell thee a tale old and true, Of ‘ow good Saint George slew a dragon one day An’ … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Hiron’s Hole ~ Gary Stocker

On the present-day B4086 Wellesbourne Road is Littleham Bridge. One evening in November 1820 William Hirons (or Hixons), a yeoman farmer from nearby Alveston, was on his way home from Warwick. As he approached the bridge in question he was … Continue reading

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Whitby Weekend: Tail of the unexpected…

It was dark, but not late, as we drove at a leisurely pace back into Whitby, expecting the streets to be as quiet as the previous night. As we approached the bridge, though, a drumbeat began… and at, the same … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Lady Godiva ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. The philanthropic … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The Red Horse of Tysoe, or “The Nag of Renown” ~ Gary Stocker

Chalk horses carved into hill sides, whether they are ancient like the one at Uffington or more modern, like some others in the locality are fairly well known about. However there was a red horse carved into the hillside above … Continue reading

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Facing Fear With The Silent Eye, Part 6 – Release ~ Helen Jones

Helen continues her journey through the sacred sites of Derbyshire… I recently attended a workshop with The Silent Eye about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and grey stone villages of the Peak District. It’s taken … Continue reading

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Timeless ~ Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

It was a silly idea but it stuck in my head and what did I have to lose anyway? An afternoon getting lost, back tracking lots then finally finding the correct field. Though, it’s hard to say those hours were … Continue reading

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Rainbow’s end

I drove into a landscape lit by a rainbow, with crows and kites wheeling overhead, their wings carrying them into the light. I remembered the legends and stories associated with those ribbons in the sky that seem to emanate from … Continue reading

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