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Time Travelling: Monumental memories

We could not leave Breedon on the Hill without mention of the Shirley family who left their mark on the little church in no uncertain terms. In fact, as soon as you enter the nave, your eye is immediately drawn … Continue reading

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Inside the Tomb ~ Dorinda Duclos #writephoto

She knew of no other way to get the message to him but to sneak inside the tomb and leave it there. A red rose would signal it was definitely from her. Waiting for the dark of night, she crept … Continue reading

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Cold #midnighthaiku

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As noble knights by sanctity embraced, Stories traced upon a silent tomb Emblazoned and caparisoned In semblance of history Laid to rest in glory. Truth not writ in stone, Death corrupted Serving life Enslaved. False. Fake. Worthless, Ego-wrought, Mere trumpery. … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XII: Hirvedh Treguhyon

We left the Merry Maidens, still buzzing with the magic of the stone circle in the mist. Distracted by the profusion of wildflowers in the hedgerows, we might have driven blithely by, but… “Whoa…” “What’s that…” we said in unison … Continue reading

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All That Remains – Helen Jones #Writephoto

He came to me after dark, as night lay like soft velvet in the hollows of the hills. The fire burned low, his feathered cape laid over the chair shimmering iridescent blue as the birds stirred and gave their first … Continue reading

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Cold stone and warm hearts

Last year we visited Haddon Hall in Derbyshire as part of our research, both for the upcoming workshop and the continuing trail of clues we follow as we look back through history. We learned a lot about the Manners and … Continue reading

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Eerie Sepulchral gloom Beckoning us inwards Its dark invitation denied Chilling Cinquain for Colleen’s poetry prompt

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Mystery from Morpeth Road #writephoto

The most remarkable thing about the mystery of the hidden tomb was there was only one set of stairs leading to it and none leading away from it. It puzzled many. Papers were written on it, conferences held, theories were … Continue reading

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The Crypt from D. Wallace Peach #Writephoto

Reblogged from D. Wallace Peach at Myths of the Mirror: The Crypt The passage stretched longer than the old priest promised. A final door scraped open into a rectangular crypt, fluted arches interwoven in the dimness. Cobwebs luffed like gossamer … Continue reading

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