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The Wisdom Of Trees

For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by trees. Our yard has at least seven grand old oak trees that I often like to stand underneath and look straight up at the branches so high above me. 2,055 more words

St Finnian

While he is celebrated as one of the founders of Irish Catholicism, and while he was born in Ulster, St Finian actually owes more to Wales, where he was educated by St David. 487 more words

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Arthur Rackham (Famous Illustrators)

Arthur Rackham was born in 1867, in Lewisham, into a Victorian age that he perpetuated and documented by way of his art. He was one of twelve children. 591 more words


This is a weird book.

I first started writing the bare bones of Rapunculus without any notion of writing a work of juvenile fiction. I suppose I had this very serious image of a dark fantasy novel in mind…until I read the first ten chapters of what I wrote and burst out laughing. 178 more words

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The Devil of Moravia : The Changeling

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Edmund’s fate is chasing after him. How much longer can he outrun it?

To read previous instalments – from quiet beginnings, through a debauched middle, heading for a blood soaked crescendo, search below. 1,219 more words

Mad Aunt’s Map of Paris

June 9

To make a map of Paris, I would découpage newspaper clippings, strips of an antique atlas, pages torn from books of sonnets, dead letters, menus, expired passports, postage stamps, seed catalogues, spice sachets, triangles of sari silk and dashiki, sepia ephemera, lost buttons, grocery lists, paint chips, upholstery samples, and polaroid pictures. 157 more words