Monthly Archives: July 2015

Arrived at BWI

not the most exciting of status updates, but we got here with an hour to spare. 5 people in the checkin line and 7 in the TSA line. A breeze!!!  View above the clouds     Don’t miss information on

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The Grand Adventure of Ice and Fire Begins!

Today I am off on my vacation to Iceland. 16 days of Ice and Fire (and hopefully plenty of lamb dinners!). I shall be posting via email while I am gone, and hope you will follow me on my adventure.

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An article on me in the Greene County Messenger!

http://www.heraldstandard.com/gcm/news/local_news/love-of-beauty-inspires-artbeat-jeweler/article_0346b905-c414-52f1-8f25-115313a29997.html#.VacnSNmT2e8.facebook Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books. And watch out for my upcoming historical fantasy novel, Legacy of Hunger! – Stunning, Strange and Secret:

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Dark Ages Worship on the Road: Portable Altars by Kim Rendfeld

In an early medieval army, a portable altar was as important as swords and horses. Used at sickbeds, on Christian missions to pagan lands, and by invading armies, these consecrated altars provided a fitting place for Mass and the wine

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Loch Ness

Loch Ness – a place of mystery and magic!

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The Woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.

The Woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.

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Great article about female warriors

Great article about female warriors http://mentalfloss.com/article/59287/9-female-warriors-who-made-their-mark-history Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books. And watch out for my upcoming historical fantasy novel, Legacy of Hunger!

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Photos from Edinburgh, Scotland

Some photos I’ve taken in Edinburgh

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Fairies in song, both good and bad

Great article from UCD on Fairies in song, both the good and bad side http://www.ucd.ie/news/2013/01JAN13/280113-Fairies-both-good-and-evil-in-Irish-traditional-music-and-song.html Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books. And watch out

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Britcoms and shows I like

I thought I’d make a list of Britcoms and other British series I like, with a short description. Here you go!

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Top Ten Things to do around Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland

It isn’t easy to get to, being on the Orkneys in the North Sea, but it is well worth a trip

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Photos from the Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland

Photos I’ve taken in Northern Ireland along the Antrim Coast

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Interview with Hannah Warren, author of The Cottage on the Border

Christy: Greetings and salutations, Hannah! Welcome to Green Dragon’s Cave! · Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from? I live on my own – with my old cat – in the South-west of the Netherlands, close to

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Trip Report Rehash: England, Scotland and Wales, 2000

My husband and I went on a trip to England, Scotland and Wales in August 2000, and had a wonderful time. Here are some pictures and my travelogue… I decided to go on my trip to Scotland in January, 2000,

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Photos I’ve Taken in Scotland

Please enjoy some of the photos I’ve taken in Scotland!   Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books. – Stunning, Strange and Secret: A Guide

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Testing the email post

Testing my email posting capability! Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books. – Stunning, Strange and Secret: A Guide to Hidden Scotland – Mythical, Magical,

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Two FANTASTIC resources to help plan your trip to Ireland and Scotland

I love planning my own trips. It’s half the fun of the trip, in my opinion. Therefore, I’m rather obsessive about it. I love getting in and finding all the cool places I could see, putting them in a logical

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Trip Report Rehash – Ireland and England, 1996

It has been almost 20 years since I first traveled away from America, my first real vacation anywhere. Certainly it was the first one I had planned, and the first one as an adult. It was a lot better than

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Old Trip Reports

I would like to start posting my old trip reports. I know blogging is supposed to be new content – but I like all my stuff in one place, if I can help it! Ignore them if you like, but

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Bryn Celli Ddu: Ancient Stone Circle and Passage Tomb Was for the Living and the Dead

Bryn Celli Ddu: Ancient Stone Circle and Passage Tomb Was for the Living and the Dead.

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