Tag Archives: tradition

Pathfinders ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They filed into the toothy circle, a long double line, holding hands over the green strip that split them apart. The stone pillars stood, immobile, ever present, waiting. There have always been golden fields in all directions. Wild, then cultivated. … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Superstitions and folklore ~ Gary Stocker

Gary Stocker shares old lore relating to February: “February fill dyke, black or white” In other words, February is a wet month. So ditches will get filled with either snow or rain. “February makes a bridge and March breaks it.” … Continue reading

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Guest author: Darlene Foster ~ A Sleepless Night in Aledo

Spain is a fascinating country with many Fiestas, one for every week it seems. These colourful festivals are based on age-old traditions and legends. Some are quite unique. La Noche en Vela, the Sleepless Night, is held every August in … Continue reading

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Unquiet

A landscape of fear Created for enjoyment Mocking mystery Delve beyond the thinning veil Quiet ghosts reflecting life * For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday  

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Facing Fear With The Silent Eye, Part 5 – Failure ~ Helen Jones

Helen continues her journey through Derbyshire with the Silent Eye: I recently attended a workshop with The Silent Eye about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and grey stone villages of the Peak District. It’s taken … Continue reading

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Facing Fear With The Silent Eye, Part 4 – Life and Death ~ Helen Jones

Helen Jones continues the tale of her weekend with The Silent Eye in Derbyshire… I recently attended a workshop with The Silent Eye about Facing Our Fears, an extraordinary weekend spent among the hills and grey stone villages of the … Continue reading

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The Pillar ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

The youngsters always met by The Pillar. Their parents had. Their grandparents had, and the great-grands before that and on and on till time before time. It was a rite of passage of sort. A congregation-point for those just past … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve…

There is a story on the radio… some ghostly tale or other. I never really understood why we tell ghost stories at Christmas. I know it is traditional, but I was never sure how far back it went. I’d done … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Christmas Trees with Marian Beaman

She’s slacking. She hasn’t got the Christmas Tree out this year. Okay, I can accept that digging through the snow to the shed might not have been on her menu…but she hasn’t even started on the festive stuff yet! If … Continue reading

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Tradition – #writephoto – Emma Hyde

I wandered along the puddle-drenched promenade, head bowed against the bitter coastal breeze, hands jammed firmly in my coat pockets. It was a late winter afternoon and the weather had chopped and changed all day. The last rain shower had … Continue reading

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