Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ravens, Icelandic mythology and folklore | IceNews – Daily News

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Brexit Has Revived Calls for a United Ireland — Fortune

The U.K.’s decision to leave the E.U. has major ramifications for Northern Ireland, Ireland and peac via Brexit Has Revived Calls for a United Ireland — Fortune

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A Tour to Kent — kisstortaliving

While London has endless attractions to offer, we thought it would be nice to take a day trip out of the city, and visit southeast England, more specifically, the county of Kent. We booked a tour through Golden Tours, and

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National Fairy Day!

In honor of National Fairy Day, I’m reblogging my post on Believing in Fairies. I am an accountant. I believe in what I see, what I can touch, feel, experience. So why do I believe in fairies? Why does my

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Craft, Craic and Cuisine: In Search of Ireland’s Craft Beer Pubs | IrelandYes! Ireland Dream Trip Blog

By Mark Andersen I took a very short visit to Dublin recently.  My goal for this trip was to investigate and enjoy the resurgence in Irish craft beer that has occurred in the past decade and… Source: Craft, Craic and

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It’s Time to Spread Some Fairy Magic!

Originally posted on colleenchesebro.com:
Happy Summer Solstice! Did you know this is the best time to see fairies? There is a magic in the air in the northern hemisphere today. I can feel and see the energy crackling and…

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J.K.Rowling says…

Originally posted on Eternally Elite…:
“The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary.” “Every now and…

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Touched by Abbey MacMunn

When inquisitive antique dealer Cami Wilson learns she’s the revered offspring of an immortal mother and a mortal father, it’s not just her hybrid status that has her all flustered. The title comes with her very own super-sexy guardian. Jaded

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Ten Beautiful Medieval Maps

Our list of the best medieval maps – ten maps created between the 6th and 16th centuries, which offer unique views into how medieval people saw their world. Source: Ten Beautiful Medieval Maps

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English Historical Fiction Authors: Divine Companionship and Eternal Life: Mystery Cults in Roman Britain

Source: English Historical Fiction Authors: Divine Companionship and Eternal Life: Mystery Cults in Roman Britain

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Happy Solstice!

Summer is here, hot and sultry!   I have had a love-hate relationship with summer. Having grown up in South Florida, summer meant blistering heat, horrible humidity, and lovely complications such as heat rash. There’s your delightful visual for the

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The Scots-Irish: Iníon Dubh, Scottish Princess

Source: The Scots-Irish: Iníon Dubh, Scottish Princess

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Culross Palace: glowing with splendour

Originally posted on The Hazel Tree:
The first thing that strikes you about Culross Palace is its colour.  Rich mustard yellow walls beneath an orange pantiled roof glow with warmth even on overcast days, making you wonder if you’ve have…

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Wanderlust Wednesdays: Scotland

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Blue Zircon Interwoven Rivoli Star

Originally posted on beadexplorations:
I love these Miyuki silver-lined blue zircon beads. The combination of the size 11 and delica beads with crystal AB delicas and size 15s and a denim blue Swarovski rivoli gave me a new interwoven rivoli…

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How To Become a Travel Writer in 20 Messy Steps — Discover

“Become, accidentally, an early adopter of a practice that later becomes a juggernaut of marketing in travel, a thing called ‘travel blogging.’ Have a session proposal rejected by BlogHer…for being ‘too niche’ but later, present on that same topic at

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Alone at Machu Picchu by japerezrogers by japerezrogers — Sig Nordal, Jr.

The best time to get to Machu Picchu is before sunrise and before the crowds of people. This means getting in line for the 5:30am bus at 3:30am, and running past everyone hiking up the ruins. But to be alone

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Ancient Britain – Orkney’s Stone Age Temple – YouTube

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Call of the Morrigu – another draft done!

It is a difficult thing to correct your own manuscript. In fact, it’s the hardest thing about writing, at least for me. The only other thing that comes close is marketing the book.   But to look at a poetic,

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Posted in Jewelry, pagan, Writing

Toronto, Canada photos

Some photos I took on our trip to Niagara and Toronto a couple of months ago. The ice was still melting away. #toronto #photography #canada   ***** I write historical fantasy novels, mostly set in Ireland, and a contemporary romance

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