Tag Archives: weekend

Initiating coundown…

Ten past six and the alarm is buzzing. I hunt through the pockets of the dressing gown to hush it… it is never needed, I am always up long before it sounds. This morning I have been up for hours. … Continue reading

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A day in Albion

There are periwinkles and violets in flower by the roadside and the bluebell leaves are pushing up through the wet earth in the woodlands and celandines are beginning to gild the grassy banks. Today the rain continues and it is … Continue reading

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Driving north

“Where’s Ani?” said my younger son, peering round the room suspiciously. Under normal circumstances he would not have made it through the door without being leaped upon in ecstasy… “She’s not home yet…” “Doesn’t seem right… way too quiet….” “…and … Continue reading

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Walking in Circles

It has been a very busy week, almost entirely without internet access or even a decent phone signal. Much has gone beautifully, some things most definitely not as planned and others have just been a sheer joy. Friday I woke … Continue reading

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Threads

I used to do a lot of embroidery. No matter how neatly you try and work, or how carefully you preserve the integrity of each individual skein and hue, winding them carefully around cards to keep them separate and useful, … Continue reading

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Land of the Exiles… Silent Eye Weekend Workshop 2014

After seven years in cryogenic deep-freeze a group of interstellar colonists, fleeing the destruction of the Earth, awaken to find that their ship has crash-landed on Idos, their planned new home. The  Commander, the sole member of the crew who … Continue reading

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“No more hills today”

“Whoa!” The temptation, of course, is to slam the brakes on… but we’ve both seen it. You could, I suppose, hardly miss it… especially not after the otherworldly morning on Glastonbury Tor. This thing, coming hard on its heels as … Continue reading

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Touching Avalon

Waking to a glorious morning on Sunday there was only one thing to do. You can’t go to Glastonbury for more than a day and not climb the Tor. The weather had been wild overnight and the wind was still … Continue reading

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On the wild side of Sunday… the moors

We regained the car and headed towards our original destination, the moors above Sheffield and Barbrook Stone Circles. You can feel the change as you walk through the gate from the layby… on one side a modern highway, on the … Continue reading

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Hunter’s Moon

It was time to go north, being a month since my last foray and while Friday evening passed quietly celebrating the release of The Living One and The Osiriad, and talking through to Saturday, watching in grateful delight as The … Continue reading

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