A to Z Challenge. The High Priestess. #AtoZchallenge

“In addition to Seers, Oracles and Augers there is a further family of diviners. These are the Readers. Some use cards, others auras or mentalism. Of these Shaman and Magicians score well?” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “The Principles of Divination.”

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A to Z Challenge. Oracle. #AtoZchallenge

“Seers are abundant. So are tricksters . When it comes to Oracles and Augers ask yourself one thing. Why do I not know the answer to my question?” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “The Principles of Divination.”

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A to Z Challenge. The Dark Arts; Necromancy. #AtoZchallenge

“Of all the sorcery practices there is one no wise mage will suffer. It is the abomination of life itself. A vile practice that corrupts everything. One that destroys every principle this great University stands for.” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “The Principles of Magic.”

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A to Z Challenge. The Monks of War. #AtoZchallenge

“When men raise armies to fight for Gods, nothing good can come of it.” Xalordryn Beltalyon, Dökkálfar Warlord at the privy Council of Elves.

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A to Z Challenge. Alice Shawcroft, Librarian. #AtoZchallenge

“Books hold the knowledge of the world. Never underestimate the power of reading. It is a gift. Show me an arch mage that can’t read and I will show you a fool.” Arch Mage Eldred Mortain, “Treatise on Enlightenment.”

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A to Z Challenge; Knowledge of the Assassins. #AtoZchallenge

“The shadows are your friend comrade. They hide much, but beware the mage and sub-species for the darkness holds no mystery.” Marcus Flax, “The Assassins Guide to  Invisibility.”

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The Book Lover’s Tag

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“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” I trust Sai King, so figured I’d best honour my nomination from Steph! Continue reading

Versatile Blogger Award



It’s not every day some generous blogger pops over with award nominations and shout outs to ones humble ramblings, but…. Continue reading

Half A Twin – Ripples in Time

Thursday 13 December 2007 was one of those days that changed Houghton Lower School for a good many years to come. Miss Samantha Davis, the student placement working with Mrs Elaine Smythe in Year 3’s Kingfishers class turned entirely from teaching into bereavement counselling. Continue reading