Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Climactic Career of Markenys

Palys has spoken, cuckold ‘father’ of Bregan. Now is the turn of Markenys, whose climactic career involves a certain amount of puppetry. Not that Markenys knows that, not till his master deigns to show a hand . . . Read … Continue reading

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The King’s Beer

Bregan’s cuckold ‘father’ has been blaming the Darkness for his delay in taking Bregan to his sister, the King’s Wife, where she’s to inherit the craft—but when a stranger arrives out of this Darkness everything changes . . . Read on. … Continue reading

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Nuts (and seeds) the Heralds of Winter

Fruit, soft-bodied, must be enjoyed while fresh. While the hard encasing of nuts and seeds means they’ll store for winter. Like these . . . My next photo-blog will very likely feature cliffs, and the sea. I’m away on a … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Summer

As September draws to a close many a lane is scarlet-studded as bush and tree yields its annual flush of fruit. Here are some, though not all scarlet. While many of the hedgerow berries are edible, SOME are not. So, … Continue reading

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The Cuckoo Child

I knew she was a cuckoo. So I said, as soon as born I’d take her to the wilds. But, ouch! did Kastea scream at that: No, I couldn’t do that! I grunted, why not? “You’ll offend her father. He’ll … Continue reading

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The Alsaldic Calendar and its Deities

To help you follow the history given in King’s Wife, A Prelude: It will remain available on the King’s Wife Menu. Trikadents and Decans: The solar year is divided to 12 x 30 day divisions known as trikadents Each trikadent … Continue reading

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Alsaldic Map Madness

Another fantasy fiction about to begin, another excuse to draw maps. You might like to use these in conjunction with today’s post, King’s Wife, A Prelude. They will remain available on King’s Wife Menu

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