Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Waters of Life

So this was the Wash. Glistening grey mud as far as the eye could see. But that, Neve acknowledged, was a paltry description that said nothing at all of the air. It was more than the wash and the polish … Continue reading

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Hermes

Hermes of the wayside stone Seeing the weary traveller home Deceitful gambler, knucklebones Trickster, rustler, forever young Hermes of the wayside stone     Photo sourced from Wikipedia

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A Way To Die

Ho and hie! That Crimson’s away. Head wedged into an historical tome, She’s left me alone. Now Tall Tale Toli can say as I will. What I will is to tell you this tale. See, my grandma always used to … Continue reading

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Of Rainbows and Angels

Skimaskall cooed as she settled her thickly scaled coils on the gold . . . Raesan, this is the same as you showed me before. Yeh, cos last time, Lady, we left before the happenings. What ‘happenings’? And if you … Continue reading

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St Keldreda’s Well

Raesan! Neka, banishment, abyss: will you please explain before you show me more. Neve was still with Alan in his hall in Hindrelagh and, though the rain still lashed at the walls, this seemed to be another day. The hounds … Continue reading

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The High-Headed King

Hey, Toli here with another of Toli’s Tall Tales. But first, Crimson says I’ve to apologise for taking so long. See, what might seem like procrastination was me being lost in double indecision. The one was mine: which of the … Continue reading

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Hell’s Gate

Saturday. Mid August. Blistering weather. Across the marketplace people still milled despite the shops were closing. Seeking a place to eat, no doubt; traditional seaside fish and chips versus a ‘healthy’ something-salad. Neve, too, was hungry; she would have walked … Continue reading

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