#SpringReads ~ Spotlight on The Learn by Tony Halker #HistoricalFiction @Authoright #SundayBlogShare

 

Blending reality, history and legend, about a time when women were considered as important as men, taking power in an oral society that worships the Goddess. A whole Celtic Druid world is laid out before us, incorporating beliefs, technology and the natural environment.

A Celtic boy, a beach scavenger, is pledged to the Learn, a life of endurance, a path to become sworn Druid: scholar and warrior.  Young women and men progress, becoming Priests and Druidii. Friendship, affection, passion and care develop as novices mature, confidence emerging.
Seasonal battles of winter and summer bring rich festivals when seeds of men are taken by women in pleasure to prove fertility. Small damaged, hurt peoples on the margins of Celtic society blend in and out of vision. Continue reading

Boscastle, Cornwall ~ Easter Sunday

We were very lucky with the weather – and the traffic! Hardly any, although Boscastle itself was quite busy with Easter Egg hunts, and the Boscastle Boys were on hand to entertain with their Sea Shanties 🙂

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The river leading down to the tiny harbour. Hopefully there will never be a repeat of the devastating flood of 2004. Continue reading

West Bay, Dorset (Made Famous by Broadchurch)

Another cold but sunny day and another trip to the coast 🙂 Haven’t been down to West Bay for a while so a visit was overdue. If you’re familiar with the TV series Broadchurch, you’ll recognise these cliffs..

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Yes, those are people right at the top. I’ve never climbed up there and have no wish to do so. Continue reading

Cute Wolf Cub Playing

A video clip from the San Diego zoo. I tried reblogging this from another site but it didn’t work for some reason. Anyway, I found it on YouTube..

Shadow is spending time in the Children’s Zoo nursery while he is completing his quarantine, he’ll then live at Wegeforth Bowl and be a wolf ambassador.