A journey by field and sea

oh my goodness, a new post already! Almost spring and the song of the blackbirds and of the sea, – and of Selkies and seals     “How does one shed their skin and become human?” she asked the great shape-shifter. “The last time I tried to go ashore the dogs howled most frightfully and drove…

Scandinavian Scotland…..

and Ireland too During this inclement west coast weather, I have had time to rifle through the time traveler’s rucksack so I hope you will enjoy Scotland revisited! Ossian – the lament of Rory Dal’s sister Many people do not know that the Hebrides, along with The Orkneys in Scotland belonged to Norway for 400…

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…

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…

The magic of Light refraction

The Daily Post Challenge   A tale of the Crystal Cave a very short story  As the light reached the innermost part of the cavern it pierced the stalagmite shard and a single jubilant tone rang through the subterranean halls. The sound shivered through the souls of the waiting listeners.  Ixchel, the rainbow goddess was…