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Street Organs

In a lot of Dutch cities and villages you can find street organs. You can hear the music of the strategically placed street organs from far away. 97 more words


Misty Tuesday arrives in the Shire.

I’m currently working on getting more out of my Nokia Lumia 1020, and captured this on the way to work this morning.



I’m used to pursuing the lives of the Irish Saints – often obscure, always fascinating – their legends tied up with folk tales and seasonal customs. 641 more words

Roaringwater Bay

Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 8) Small Lamp

Gradually, Stephen turns and looks down the shadowy corridor at the dim light of the candle that is still burning and permeating the air with the scent of roses. 211 more words


Under the Golden Apple Tree - Book 2 (Belle), Part 12

Tears began rolling down her face. She started trembling, and the springs of the mattress squeaked in sympathy. She did not want to awaken Sabine. Ever so slowly, she inched her way out of the bed, and crept slowly out of the bedroom. 585 more words


The Haunted Elf on the Shelf

I know it’s a little early to the start the Christmas seasonal stuff, but I’ve been sitting on this story impatiently for months.

Close enough. 315 more words


Review: Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente

A handsome young man arrives in St Petersburg at the house of Marya Morevna. He is Koschei, the Tsar of Life, and he is Marya’s fate.

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