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.

Continue reading


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.”

Continue reading

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.”

Continue reading

The Book Lover’s Tag

The Book Lover's Tag3

“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