Alice’s Twinkling Winter’s Tale

Twinkle Tales or Alice in Winterland  a short story for all the believers among us ( a Daily Post WordPress Prompt – Twinkle)   ” Oh  my!” thought Miss Alice Beamish, after having finished off the bottle that said Drink Me, “Rabbit has been busy!!” The whole warren was filled with a rather erratic mess of…

The Dream Threshold- and Monochrome Madness

( fun with an older photo) Somewhere beyond the cold and dusty sweep of Orion’s arm and the garden,  Andromeda lies dreaming of  broken chains A few useless facts: Alpha Centauri, our closest stellar neighbour ( actually a triple star system) appears to have an earth like planet orbiting one of it’s stars with a probability…

Tales of the Tuatha (chapter 31 of Niamh’s Journey)

for a few who asked, the story continues!! The next mythical chapter has arrived as…….. The Tears of the Forest Niamh found herself walking through the evening trees and avoiding the more traveled paths of men. She allowed the west wind to guide her into a clearing. In the center of the grove a man stood…

Samhain, sorcery and the visual alchemist at work

Hallow’s Eve is coming ( scary ghost sounds)!!  I am still trying to catch up with home, work, and WordPress and  I don’t yet have any spooky images at the ready ( who me!!- queen of Goth!) but do visit Ed Mooney and his wonderful Bram Stoker Posts.  I know others will post on the…

The Out of Fairylanders (and Monochrome Madness)

Does the poetry of sunlight and colour speak to you or do you prefer the will o’ the wisps and fire fly torches  that emerge from the dark shadows. (And my submission to Leanne Cole and Laura Macky‘s Monochrome Madness week 33)     I don’t know how to do a poll but if you want…

On a solar wind

These are a few summer images and portraits of  family I took this last while.  I had fun, using a few filters ; one called Fractalis which sings the image electric!! For some reason I saw the final photos as mythic!  I have been re- reading the Edda– that heroic and doomed epic of Norse…

Tales of the tuatha chapter 26 of the keep it sweet and short tales

Niamh left her tears on the forest floor and set out with renewed purpose.  At last all was understood. The young selkie on the crossing to the island had been Bran.  Mischievous Bran was the raven thief.  He was the butterfly! Bran had watched over her and he had led her here. Though he was  no longer visible…

Leanne Cole’s Introductions

What an honour and joy to be one of those featured on Leanne Cole‘s wonderful blog.  I have admired her work since I joined Monochrome Madness by Leanne and Laura Macky. These two wordpress bloggers and  photographers have been so encouraging to me. Much gratitude to these two friends and all who have included me…