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The Elderly Fox

Originally posted on Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman!:
The sun was high. Warmth spiked the air with fragrance. Colours weaved, natural ribbons beneath a cloudless blue sky. Shaken, I was, and saddened, but also beginning to un-bow from the hoop…

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The Feathered Seer – Part 2 (or when foxes come out)

Fast forward a year to the “Leaf and Flame: the Foliate Man” weekend. The directors of the Silent Eye (a modern mystery school), not really knowing what they might be letting themselves in for, honoured me with a request to … Continue reading

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Tipping the scales

I hadn’t really thought it through properly, had I? It has been a long, hard battle; over twelve years and counting; to control the problem. No, not mice – the cats! When we moved into this house, whilst aware that … Continue reading

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Do animals “feel”?

They say that animals don’t “feel”. Meet Blackie. At least that’s what we called her, as kids. It may even have been her real name, it’s been so long I’m no longer sure. That’s Eddy Miller on his rounds with … Continue reading

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“Lucky”

Early in my career, I seemed to find myself continually working weekends, covering the city centre road jobs which required the quiet of Sunday streets. It was on one such Sunday that “Lucky” came into my life. She arrived around … Continue reading

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Why did the sheep…

Not usual for me to do writing challenges but being Scottish, and thereby considered knowledgeable enough about such things to be dangerous, I decided to complete this one posed by Sue Vincent over at Daily Echo. Polling Method We asked … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Red____ and I have just completed a ritual drumming, calling in the guides, in preparation for the work of the day. I’m in full regalia, perched on the edge of a couch as he potters about, mixing various sacred herbs. … Continue reading

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