Tag Archives: legend

North-easterly: Layers

A short walk along the coast from Craster is another of the most iconic sights on the Northumbrian shore…Dunstanburgh. The castle has inspired artists and poets over the centuries; Turner and Girtin both painted the ruins, and so did I, … Continue reading

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Circles Beyond Time ~ Convoy

We left Higger Tor after the sunrise and headed back to our respective breakfasts. Most would have to pack their bags too, before gathering for a final journey together. We were the lucky ones with time to spare and a … Continue reading

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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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Dragon Spawn… Stuart France

* … And so the Blessed Isle of Britain flourished with sumptuous buildings and courageous and valiant Knights. The land was replenished with cities, and divided into shires and counties… * The City of Coventry was the place where the … Continue reading

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IndieAni Bones, all the King’s Men and the Fairies

“In you go, girlie,” she says, holding the car door open. “We’re going on another adventure!” Well, it was a while ago now, but I remember it as clear as day. She put my seat belt on and told me … Continue reading

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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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