Yearly Archives: 2016

Blog Tour: Guest post by Marie Benedict author of The Other Einstein 

Originally posted on Read Voraciously:
? When asked to participate in the blog tour for The Other Einstein I was beyond thrilled. I requested a guest post about the  importance of women in science and scientific education for girls, in…

Posted in Travel

Interview with Historical Romance author, Emma Hornby

Originally posted on Lynette Rees:
? Hi Emma, Welcome to my blog! You write historical fiction. Could you please tell readers a little about your new release, ‘A Shilling for a Wife’? Hi, Lynette, and thanks for inviting me here! A…

Posted in Travel

Blog of the Month | Order of Bards and Druids

Each month we feature a post from a blog of interest to Druids. For October, it is this recent post from Dana’s blog, The Druid’s Garden. Permaculture Principles For The Inner Landscape (Mind, Spirit, And Heart) Source: Blog of the Month

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Posted in History, pagan, Writing

Mythical Ireland blog: A glorious dawn announces the beginning of winter as sunrise shines into the chamber of Cairn L, Loughcrew

Source: Mythical Ireland blog: A glorious dawn announces the beginning of winter as sunrise shines into the chamber of Cairn L, Loughcrew

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Posted in History, pagan, Photography, Travel

British TV Period Dramas, Sorted Chronologically — Vulture

Everything from the Viking Age to post–World War II. Source: British TV Period Dramas, Sorted Chronologically — Vulture

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Genesis of a Novel – Part IX – Procrastination and NaNoWriMo

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . Procrastination is such a wonderful thing. How else would author houses ever get

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Posted in Writing

New Pagan Books for November | The Pagan & the Pen ~ An Online Magazine!

Recently released Pagan titles – the details for these books are taken from author and publisher sites and are not reviews. The Spirit of the Hedgerow by Jo Dunbar Since the beginning of huma… Source: New Pagan Books for November |

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Posted in pagan, Writing

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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Posted in History, pagan

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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Posted in Writing

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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Posted in Art, History, pagan

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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Posted in Art, History

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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Posted in Art, History

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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Posted in History, Travel

Bosta Iron Age House on Great Bernera, The Outer Hebrides — Uncover.Travel

After a severe storm in 1993 the tops of a number of structures were exposed at Camas Bostadh (Bosta Beach) on the Isle of Great Bernera in the Outer Hebrides. Excavation of the site in 1996 proved that these structures

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Ireland Has a New, Unexpected Landmark — sentinelblog

From MRCTV, by Zach Montanaro Ireland appears to have a new landmark. It’s quite an odd sight at first glance: a perfect Celtic cross growing in Donegal forest in Ireland. Passengers who had been flying into Derry airport recently started

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First Meeting from Snowed — Dellani Oakes

“Big Mike” Reubens has been seeing more action in the last few days, than he’s seen in quite some time. However, when he finds his mother is driving from Queens to Cheyenne, Wyoming just to see him, he’s puzzled. His

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Posted in Writing
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