Guest Photographer and Storyteller: Cybele Moon – aka the Dune Mouse

so very honoured to be a guest on Sue Vincent’s wonderful blog “Daily Echo” with a few of the Dune Mouse’s poetic and scattered recollections and reflections. Do check out the post and her blog. Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School.

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo


I stumbled across a site with an intriguing title, strange and magical stories, illustrated with the most fabulous photographs. Loving the atmospheric artistry, I invited the photographer over to be my guest…

An excerpt from the Dune Mouse Chronicles

Many years back Cybele moved to Vancouver Island with her parents where she lives to this day. Though the area is beautiful, she longed to escape into other realms and take on the persona of someone far more adventurous than the nervous and solitary mouse she perceived herself to be. Her parents had a small library and she began nibbling through Greek and Roman myths at a young age, along with Hans Christian Andersen, and Oscar Wilde, before finally graduating to Shakespeare and The Voyage of the Beagle. Early on, in prepubescence, there was a diagnosis of depression and a severe anxiety disorder; the kind that turned simple germs into insidious…

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33 Comments Add yours

  1. Amy says:

    Wonderful, Cybele! Thank you for sharing with us. 🙂

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    1. you are most welcome and thank you for reading!

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  2. Christy B says:

    How exciting that you were featured over on Sue’s blog! EXCELLENT!

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    1. so pleased you saw that Christie! Thank you so much!

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  3. Peter Nena says:

    “the answer had long been lost in the seductive dance of an oasis mirage and in the mournful wail of the dunes as they are created and destroyed by the desert winds.”

    You know how I love such excellent prose. Reads like sweet music.

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    1. How goes it Peter!? So good to hear from you. Thank you so much my friend, It’s always an honour from someone who knows that music.

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  4. Oh I so enjoyed this read .. and learning more about you. I have already guessed you are special 😄

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    1. what a lovely thing to say Julie! May we all live in interesting times! Sometimes our choices are both confusing and challenging and when your heart breaks , as Carrie Fisher once said, you make it into art.

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  5. I love all those images on the post; especially the path through the woods with that golden, warm light.

    Congratulations on being featured on Sue’s site! xx

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  6. Wonderful, thank you for sharing Cybele (the dune mouse) ❤

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  7. Sherry Felix says:

    I love this story I feel it and relate to it.

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    1. Yay! I’m glad I’m not alone!

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  8. So interesting to see the photos and read your story, Hanna. The more who know your work, the better .

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    1. thanks so much Kate. I’m pleased you went over to Sue’s blog which is also a fascinating read!!

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      1. I just wish I had more energy to explore it. One day I will. . .

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      2. I despair! Wrote reply to this about half hour ago and it isn’t here and other comments gone from other blogs! I weep😭. Maybe u can c it? Sob. 😥

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      3. I hope you see it now. I hadn’t approved it! Sorry!!!

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  9. Loved reading your guest post and learning more about you. I so admire and enjoy your ways with words and photos, my friend! Happy weekend! 😀

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  10. Truly enjoyed the image that evokes mystery and fairy dust.

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    1. so glad you enjoyed Paula!! thank you!


  11. Sue Vincent says:

    I’m so glad you agreed t o come over 🙂

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  12. Anita says:

    Superb, Cybele! Loved the post, loved the quotes, and loved seeing so many of your old photographs that I love all together. 🙂

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    1. thanks so much for visiting Sue’s Anita!! I’m honoured!

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