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The Saxon Wars

Foreword: This is another piece that I originally wrote for Theod Magazine back in the mid-90′s. Much like my Penda “saga” it was the first detailed treatment of the subject in modern Germanic Heathen literature. 5,906 more words

Where a few surviving hedges, Keep our lost Elysium - The Waxwell of Pinner

Pinner is classic suburbs. Lovely well kept houses, neat lawns, tidy hedges but as John Betjemen’s quote suggests some relics of past times remains……in this case on the junction of Waxwell Road and Uxbridge Road. 377 more words

Well Hunting

It’s Not Pagan; It’s White Magic

Officially, the early medieval Church opposed magic, and the penalties for using it for evil were harsh. But the faithful, including members of the clergy, more often used magic for good. 281 more words

Middle Ages

Dear Wen III

Hi Wen,

‘…Doom’s Children…The Children of Doom…
They told my Lord the way to the Mountain of Power.
They told him to throw down his sword and return to the earth. 382 more words

Books

Dear Wen …II

Dear Wen,

Yes, thanks, back up and about again now.
I am fortunate enough to be able to enjoy my illnesses.

Observing the rapid shrinkage of the ‘Body World’ and the necessary re-assessment of the challenges this brings is a constant source of entertainment along with the corresponding expansion of the ‘Inner World’. 369 more words

Books

A week in Hemlock: The attendance Mascot loved it!

The attendance in Hemlock is outstanding! We were the overall winners for attendance last half term, and so we were privileged to have the attendance mascot spend a week in our room. 50 more words

Year 5

The Saxons

I’ve recently been reading books by author G.A. Henty. These books that I have read have been about Saxons in England. I would like to describe what I have learned about the Saxon culture, mainly through reading the books The Dragon and the Raven, and Wulf the Saxon. 200 more words

Essays