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Discovering Albion – day 7: Intrigued…in Brechin

He was right, I couldn’t believe it. A whopping great Pictish Cross slab right opposite the door… and looking so fresh you wouldn’t believe it. Four letter words chased through my mind in lieu of superlatives, along with wondering why … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Riddles and Runes

Dear Don, Yes, We had been wandering the moors… when have we ever been at Ilkley without me chomping at the bit to get up there? And I think we’d just come in from a wander in the moonlight too… … Continue reading

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Whitby Weekend: Mysteries in stone

It seems rather unfair to call the displayed Viking and medieval stones ‘the best bit’ of St Oswald’s church in Lythe, but in terms of excitement… and for me, at least… they were. I had seen them before…but once is … Continue reading

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Offering – Jan Malique #writephoto

My offering for Sue’s Thursday Photo Prompt makes a return to wind lashed northern shores, home of Odin’s seer. What is it with the One Eyed god and his summons? He appeared long ago, a shimmering dream offering the fruits of his … Continue reading

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Poetic Mead – Paul Andruss

Reblogged from Odds and Sods: Cauldron of Inspiration warmed by the breath of nine maidens (Celtic Myths and Legends by Charles Squire with illustration by Ernest Wallcousins 1912)   Mead is an alcoholic drink made entirely from honey, or honey … Continue reading

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Dark #writephoto – Jan Malique

The Sun sinks beneath the horizon, I watch its journey in silence, waiting, waiting for a signal that the One Eyed One will make an appearance. Mournful birdsong echoes across the lake and shafts of light cascade down from the … Continue reading

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Red letter day?

As the local supermarket has seen fit to start selling Christmas stuff already and someone-who-shall-remain-nameless has graciously shared the latest virulent bug with me, I thought I could do worse than to update a letter written in August three years … Continue reading

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The Sybil’s Return from Jan Malique #writephoto

Reblogged from Jan Malique at Strange Goings On in the Shed: This week’s Thursday photo prompt – reflection #writephoto has ushered me into the presence of two mysterious personages. Their ancient voices calling from a time of fire and ice. Prophecy and … Continue reading

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