Tag Archives: Narnia

Growing up with a book…

Jessica Bakkers, after reading Mae Clair’s post at Story Empire, posted about five books that had, as she put it, made her, ‘her’. There is no way on this earth that I could pick just five books… not unless it … Continue reading

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Shadowlands and the magic lantern…

Every so often, I need a break from whatever is currently occupying my attention. Occasionally, I will watch a film. These are usually whatever I can find online and I seldom have a clear idea of what I fancy until … Continue reading

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Childhood fantasy

He’s right… by the time you reach an age with double figures, fairy stories are for babies… and you are no longer a babe. In just the same way that we cease admitting to the guilty affection for the music … Continue reading

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Magic #midnighthaiku

* A glimpse of magic The heart of the child answers Fur coats and wardrobes *

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Going west – wild geese and robins

I’d seen its name when I’d planned the route… though ‘planned’ may be stretching things a bit far; I had a vague idea and my companion had a map. From Kilpeck to Rhyader, somewhere near which we would find our … Continue reading

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Images and imagination

The first thought that sprang to mind when I saw work created recently by a young lady who is a friend of my son was that were I to write the children’s book that is wandering round my mind, I … Continue reading

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A child’s tale

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
Road to Love – S.Vincent There is a lot of wisdom in books, and children’s books in particular have always held a place in my heart for the gentle wisdom they share. Moments of…

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