Tales from an island

impressions in summer – short but sweet (with a few songs along the way for your listening pleasure- choose one or all of them!) As the sun sails down into the early evening sea  walk along the shore, just being there    and then be carried far off by the waves  to find the Sea…

The View from Teegarden’s Star

a short story (going forward still but slowly.  Sorry to be absent but still facing challenges.   I Hope all of you are enjoying this very hot summer!  Blessings!) The View from Teegarden’s Star No one actually remembered how the people reached Teegarden’s Star. It was so long ago that the original voyagers became synonymous with…

I Follow the Gypsy Fairy Queen

I am back again!  Here are a few quiet moments from my world on the mountainside and elsewhere  as time propels us forward into the unknown. This last year has been very hard. My partner was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma on top of everything else he has endured over the last two years (knee surgeries…

Anastasia- there was a time

The Romanovs celebrated New Years quietly but a festive table was always set for visitors.  During this last difficult year of solitudes, sadness and stress  I can say on a positive note  I’ve been reading more  including histories and biographies.  I read the reminiscences of the daughter of the great Welsh poet, and discovered the …

Not always here and never all there

    I wonder if I’m missed!! I’ve really fallen by the wayside in blogging. I admit to using Flickr on and off as it has been a lot easier to post and poof. Here I must be more thoughtful and with my previous bout with depression (SAD) plus, and then a painful sciatica in…

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 for the occasion ( story)   and then another haunted tale The Custodian ( or Crypt Keeper) Mr. Wharton wearily made his…