Monthly Archives: October 2016

Blessings of the Season! | Philip Carr-Gomm

For all those celebrating Samhain and Beltane at this time, may the season bring you wisdom and blessings! Samhain offers us the powerful transformation of Source: Blessings of the Season! | Philip Carr-Gomm

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Sneak Peek! Legacy of Luck – due out January 2017

Who doesn’t want a sneak peek? . Legacy of Luck is book 3 in The Druid’s Brooch series, and set in 1746. Come along for a trip among the Travelers of Ireland and Scotland! . Katie used her elbows to

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Posted in History, Writing

Blessed Samhain, a time to honor your ancestors!

This time of year is full of mystery, cold wind, and rattling leaves, no matter what your beliefs. The ancients thought it to be a time when the veil between this world and the next is at its thinnest. That

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Posted in Travel, Writing

Interview with A.J. Clarkson

Welcome! Today I’m interviewing the fantastical A.J. Clarkson, a woman who has my deep respect for her perseverance and resourcefulness. . Where do you get your ideas? . One factor for me is that writing for audio plays is limiting in some

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Halloween Folklore and Superstitions – #FolkloreThursday

We all know that Halloween, as a festival, is not an invention of the trick-or-treating Americans but it is far older than many people realise. Source: Halloween Folklore and Superstitions – #FolkloreThursday

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Scottish witchcraft book published online – BBC News

The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland are published online. Source: Scottish witchcraft book published online – BBC News

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An African Abbot in Anglo-Saxon England – Medieval manuscripts blog

Source: An African Abbot in Anglo-Saxon England – Medieval manuscripts blog

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Medieval Manuscripts

Giovanni Scorcioni gives us his list of the most beautiful manuscripts of the Middle Ages Source: Top 10 Most Beautiful Medieval Manuscripts

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Quote of the day — welcome to my little piece of quiet

A man’s real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor. -Alexander Smith Image credit: “Scotland” by Moyan Brenn is licensed under CC by 2.0 via Quote of the day — welcome to

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Posted in Photography, Travel

Thursday Doors — NewEnglandGardenAndThread

As I was walking around Limerick, Ireland, last month, I saw this long building enclosed in a fence with murals painted on it. There were four doors in the building, but they were painted like murals and windows were added

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