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Strong and Rare and Irish.


That’s how Shay Doyle likes her whiskey. And men. As Healer to a clan of immortal Celtic warriors living in modern-day Colorado, she has been gifted with such a man: Bannerman “Bann” Boru. 203 more words

Fairies and Giants, Elves and Gnomes

I thought this week I would do things a little different; a brief commentary followed by a couple questions I hope will generate some interesting responses. 303 more words


The Mysterious Celtic Isles

J.R.R. Tolkien was considered the greatest translator of his generation, specializing in Celtic as well as Norse works. He drew heavily on his translations while he was writing about Middle Earth, the direct translation of Norse Midgard. 580 more words


The Barghest and Beasts of England's Shores

Canines and their relatives have long had their place in the folklore of the world; from the classic werewolf to the tanuki of Japanese myth and Celtic mythology is no different. 260 more words


Day 23 Inktober - a celtic myth

The Green Man fresh in my mind, I turned the page with all things celtic still kicking over the creative cogs. The story of Bloduewedd is one that I have turned my hand to illustrating many times because it contains so many elements I like to draw, and the story is one of love and betrayal and retribution, something we understand today. 129 more words


Women in Celtic myth 1: The Enchanted Princess (Brittany)

Unlike women in some of the more sanitised and decidedly patriarchal northern European fairytales many of us grew up with, women in many of the old Celtic myths and fairytales hold power. 554 more words


Update 21/09/14

Another month, another update.

As you can guess by the above picture, I’m still working on the revised edition of The Scent of Jasmine.  When I began doing this, I expected it to take me no more than a few weeks but, here I am, a month later and I’m still not even half way through.   205 more words