Three Twisted Knots

Not all those who wander are lost.

Warning The blank verse story below might make folks uncomfortable. It tells the story of a woman, different from others in her town, and a brief moment she endures on her walk home from a late night at her pub job. It shines a light on the shame we might feel when we are judged …

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by Lord Bartleby von Tinkleton, Esq., Guest Columnist. Of course there have been rumours that I’ve recently chosen to spend time in the Fae Realm of Awenia. I admit, I had lunch there. And in fact, I have grown quite fond of the Realm, which was first brought to my attention when an acquaintance suggested …

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“I know this must look like a small place to you. You see what you can perceive with whatever perceptions were given you by the gods. I cannot convey to you the vastness of it, not really; you’re not equipped to handle it. That’s not meant to be patronising, or belittling, I promise: it’s just …

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Now, I’ve never been a “picture + credits” blogger, but I did know I wanted to use this background, and I did know I wanted to photograph the zOOm “Sarah” dress (you can get it at Trick or Treat Lane!). But it’s a full-stop kind of thought, and I guess the story is up to you. Of …

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Voiceover: Today on “Mystical Creatures” we investigate a creature not often seen in captivity or in the wild, the elusive Hunicorn. Hunicorns are shy and wild, loving nothing more than environments like the massive Forest of Awenia, where our photographer found this one deep in the brush. Awenia’s great forest is a fertile environment for …

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Be like a bird, who halting in her flight On a limb too slight, feels it give way beneath her Yet sings, sings, knowing she has wings Yet sings, sings, knowing she has wings Be like a bird Who, halting in her flight On a limb too slight, Feels it give way beneath her, Yet sings, …

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Well, it finally happened. Her Majesty, Queen Gwyneth, Mistress of All She Surveys, had one of her people invite me for a morning tea in the Remembrance Garden. “Welcome,” she said, as if it were the most natural thing to be meeting up like this, after all this time. “I know I have promised you a face to …

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Not a full day after I had that weird dream about the talking frog, Bran informed me that we’d received an invitation to the latest theme event for one of my favourite off-Realm faires, Enchantment. And you’ll never guess what the theme is! OK, probably you already guessed, given the title and lead-in here. It’s The Frog Prince. …

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It’s Friday Night in Nu Jyorck. All the Supernaturals are out on the town, those of us who aren’t working, that is. We’re all out doing the things we love to do. And I’ll bet you have an image in your head now, don’t you? Are we clubbing? Are we doing strange rituals in Sentral Parkere? …

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Alone in the woods, I am looking for something. I don’t know what I am looking for, but that’s not unusual. I hear a noise, not far away, and I turn to see Another version of me, telling stories to animals. Her/my voice rises and falls, and they are rapt. Dragons flutter round the edges, bunnies …

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