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Dear Wen: Utterly Unacceptable…

Dear Wen… It occurs to me that the term ‘Hollow Hills’ may not be a landscape but rather a mind-scape description… ‘…The landscape of Cavan is dotted with drumlin hills but there are also many lakes and the drumlins form … Continue reading

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Whatever Lies Beyond ~ Padre’s Ramblings #writephoto

The old sage had told them that their destiny lay to the north.  For the last three days they had followed this advise and Swelyn and Daid were now coming to the edge of a great wood. “Daid, the sun … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Utterly Unacceptable…

Dear Don, Ah yes… Columcille…. it all clicks back into place now… My mind seemed stuck on Aidan… I am not surprised you are happy about the Minahane being revisited. There was so much more in there at second reading … Continue reading

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Last chance to vote! Annual Bloggers Bash Awards 2019

“Last chance,” she says, “to cast your vote! Support your favourite blogs!” Yeah, right, I note there is no place To vote for blogging dogs. It’s not just me, there’s lots of us, And blogging cats as well… And other … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: But ‘n’ Ben…

Dear Wen… Amra Columcille is the thread and rather fittingly it will allow us to bring in some of the Minahane stuff. That makes me very happy. Curious, isn’t it how true genius is never recognised in its time largely, … Continue reading

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Dear Don: But ‘n’ Ben…

Dear Don, The odd thing is that although the starting point for Erin made absolute sense at the time… I can barely grasp how at this point. Not because I can’t see how… but the crystal clarity of the moment … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Wood-Stone…

* …He leads her away almost carrying her. They disappear into the blackness beyond the ring of flames. They choke on the oily smoke, blind with tears. * Within the flames A voice sings, farewell, to the stars… * The … Continue reading

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Field of Sheaves: Flame…

* …The Clan of the Raven has withdrawn to the hills, to a high place in the sacred lands, nearer the centre. Their fires are dead, their hearths are cold, the hilltop silent under the moon. Others come. Others not … Continue reading

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Pen of the oyster-catcher ~ Steve Tanham

Portmahomack, a fishing village on the north shore of one of the fingers of land that jut out into the North Sea, thirty or so miles north of Inverness. There is something perfect about it. Somewhere close, our collie dog, … Continue reading

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The Shreiking Womb: Binding…

* …Deirdru didn’t pine long for soon after that Neesh was out alone on the ramparts of Emain.   Deirdru slipped outside and passed him by. “Why, that’s a fine heifer going past,” said Neesh.   “The heifers grow well … Continue reading

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