Category: writing

Post Solstice Blues

The longest day Was wild Was fun With number one My precious son Who charms And smiles And plays And whiles  Away the day That stretches Until the very fabric Of dusk is  Thin Like ancient parchment On which is scribed The secrets of…

How does Magical Thought in the Middle Ages differ from today?

Some work I’m doing for the MOOC course ‘Magic in the Middle Ages’. One thing that magic in the  the Middle Ages and magic today has in common is that it is always a form of transformation. The sick are healed; the weather is…

Cerne Abbas: A Very Naughty Boy

   Facebook blocked me from promoting my piece which had an a image of the Cerne Abbas Giant on. So I sent this to Facebook: “I’m dismayed my advert has not been approved. It has been marked as having ‘adult’ content; please can you…

The Power of Old Tights!

 An ‘up cycling’ achievement: half of one leg of a dead pair of (clean!) tights with two handfuls of oatmeal in the foot, suspended in the running hot water of Nathan’s bath to help ease his chicken pox. Plenty of cold water added…

Alban Eilir: Time of the Hare

My Equinox musings can be found here: http://moon-books.net/blogs/moonbooks/alban-eilir-time-of-the-hare/

Outside In: Heart Centre, Leeds

If you’re in Leeds this Saturday, do pop in to Heart in Headingley where Peter Spafford will be showcasing local talent. Expect music, spoken word and poetry, and also expect to be impressed. Click link below for full details. See you there! http://www.heartcentre.org.uk/whats-on/event-details?mc_id=mc_2015-03-21_1071

Morgan Daimler: Fairy Witchcraft

Sometimes there are authors that as a reader, you just instantly connect with. Their words resonate with something deep within, and as you hop the stepping stones from page to page it is your own river you are crossing. Morgan Daimler is such an…