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D. Wallace Peach reviews Swords of Destiny

A lovely review of Swords of Destiny from Diana Wallace Peach, author of The Rose Shield series… In this modern-day adventure, the world is in peril, and the immortal Merlin (of King Arthur fame) has gathered four ordinary people with … Continue reading

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Into the All…

* One, is All… Two, is the realisation that One is All… Three, is the balance of it… Four, is the establishment of it… Five, is its central essence… Six takes sides against it… Continue reading at France & Vincent

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Getting engaged…

Some places just seem to have a timeless quality. Almost exactly seven years after our first visit, ‘our blue chapel’ looked the same… still as beautiful and serene as ever. We sat on the rickety bench that is still there, … Continue reading

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Kraas…

* Dark night, utterly dark. Probably just as well. If his friends could see him and knew where he was going… Not that he knew where he was going himself, just who he was meeting and that was bad enough! … Continue reading

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Reminded #midnighthaiku

Above as below After another manner Nature’s reminder *

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Cusp of the Moon: young lion…

* …It was not long before Aggafdu, Prince of Annwn, got to hear about the marvellous sun shoes of Sow Hill: “You must bring me a pair of blue and gold shoes from the master cobblers of Sow Hill,” he … Continue reading

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Our Blue Chapel…

* …Wen and I are discussing plans for the morrow over supper. I for my part am keen to spend as much time in Our Blue Chapel as humanly possible and to that end have come up with a task … Continue reading

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Cusp of the Moon: cobblers…

* …“You must make a name for yourself,” said Branwen, and she looked from one to the other of them. “Now, how are we to do that?” said Greidyawl-the-Wise, and he scratched his chin as he chewed, looked to the … Continue reading

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The Yoke of all Craft…

*** …The torchbearers hurriedly re-lit the torches of Dun Culhwch. “Why, a veritable master of all the crafts we have here, it would seem,” said Big Chief Hawthorn, “but let a seat be brought for this man who has asked … Continue reading

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A novel look at Merlin

Jamie had gone to bed as soon as the others had left and Merlin had followed shortly afterwards. He was still considering the problem of the barguest as he undressed and threw his clothes in a heap on the chair. … Continue reading

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