Category Archive: Haunted Tales

Summer’s end (and The Stolen Child)

a short story: Megan looked over the last  of the Black -eyed Susans glowing in the morning sun. It was time to lock up the summer cottage forever, she thought.  Something happened yesterday… Continue reading

Happy Hauntings! The Custodian’s Tale

I wish you all a Happy Halloween or Samhain. I hope you have left an offering at the crossroads and may all saints and all souls be blessed. I managed a little haunting… Continue reading

A Summer of monochrome and fairy lore

my submission to Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness (4-9) this week was this lovely butterfly at one of my hanging baskets. I had no idea that internet connection might be a problem from time… Continue reading

The Swan Maiden’s Tale

I have not been inspired much lately but  here is a  swan snippet that popped into my beleaguered brain. The images were taken at Hatley Castle’s lagoon in late summer, and after playing  with textures and… Continue reading

Castle Ghosts of Victoria

This was my offering to Ed Mooneys‘ spectacular Spooktacular for Halloween. The castle and grounds are a perfect afternoon haunt. Colwood is an area outside of Victoria and there, in a beautiful setting by the ocean,… Continue reading

Tales from the Basement and Other Dark Places where things go bump in the night

A spooky tale for Halloween- Oh no!  thought Charles as he lay quietly in his bed! The small lamp on the side table began to sputter and flicker and as briefly as a… Continue reading

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 2,610 other followers

  • there is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in- Leonard Cohen

  • Dr. Chandra, Will I Dream?

  • Tales of a Winter Sun (Christmas Post and Exhibit)

  • Visit the exceptional and beautiful virtual world of AmandaMagick

  • Tea and Morphine (a Victorian exhibit)

  • My Waifs Exhibit (Paris and Gertrude Stein)