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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

Under a Spell - The Meeting of Oberon and Titania by Arthur Rackham

The Queen has arrived. Escorted by her fairies holding her golden train, she advances, poised, until she reaches the Prince, and delves into his eyes. Her luminous crown placed on her forehead holds her dark thick black hair, and her otherworldly transparent wings follow the motions of her body. 323 more words