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The Orphic Circle

‘You scattered the dark mist … and brought pure light’ – The Orphic Hymns [trans. from the Ancient Greek by A.N. Athanassakis] Initiatory traditions run deep in my family.  At least eight generations have chosen to undertake the arcane rites of … Continue reading

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‘WRITING PROCESS’ BLOG TOUR

Melissa Bailey, author of the atmospheric The Medici Mirror, has kindly invited me to contribute to the Writing Process Blog Tour. This requires that I answer four set questions before nominating a fellow writer to do the same. You’ll find Melissa’s answers … Continue reading

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My Path to Publication

I grew up in a home filled with stories. Every item of furniture and flatware, every picture and parlour game prompted tireless tales of great-grandmothers made mistresses of kings and great-grandfathers collecting albino moles for queens; great-uncles kidnapped on their honeymoons and great-aunts drowned … Continue reading

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