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Paul Andruss reviews The Initiate…

Reblogging this splendid review by Paul Andruss of The Initiate. Paul Andruss, is the author of Thomas the Rhymer & Finn Mac Cool, has been a popular guest on the blog. He made our day when he sent us this… … Continue reading

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A Wooded-Isle…

* Brother-Wizard and Brother-Warrior immediately set out for the sea-shore. There, moored at the mouth of a natural cave in the cliffs, bobbed a coracle. They both clambered aboard… * …The King of Castle-Hill took the magic halter to the … Continue reading

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Moons of Mountain Ana: Hoot… Stuart France

* When Gramps turned up wearing Nancy’s gold ring, Jenny thought it was a hoot. Continue reading at Stuart France

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Dear Wen: Trip….

Dear Wen, Yes, it was rather and it became something of a ‘Cross Crusade’ although it was not initially intended to be such… What was most reassuring was the feeling of ‘higher guidance’ which constantly appeared to be in attendance… … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Trip…

Dear Don, Great trip, wasn’t it? We have so much stuff to work with; even more now I’m digging into the research… let alone so many reasons to revisit a few places! The other stones at Sandbach look as if … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Cephalophores…

Dear Wen, Ah yes, the infamous Cephalophores… which I am assuming means ‘head-bearer’, odd how the job-lot of them are depicted carrying the head in the centre of the chest rather than under the arm, like the horseman… or, alternatively … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Cephalophores…

Dear Don, I know it was only Solstice… but that was in the south! Not the same at all… I had a better look at the whole Holywell thing. You remember that it is one of our cephalophores… St Winefride, … Continue reading

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The King of Castle Hill…

* …There once was a king who lived in a castle on a hill. He was lord and master of all he surveyed. One daughter he had sired but his wife had died in giving the child life. His daughter … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Offing North…

Dear Wen, It seems awhile since we last met but it was only the Solstice… Things appear to move slower at this time of year… There was a smattering of ground snow here this morning. I expect it will be … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Offing North…

Dear Don, I haven’t been north for so long I am getting withdrawal symptoms. Can’t wait! Though of course, the weather might put a bit of a downer on our plans if the snow keeps up. We should at least … Continue reading

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