A Story For Solstice 17

  The Teller stopped to catch his breath. “Why is it so still, mama?” There was real concern in the child’s eyes as she looked up at her mother. “She isn’t dead is she?” “No, I am certain that she lives. Listen to the Teller and you will find out?” The Teller resumed his story. …

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The lost village of Tump

Somewhere in the middle of deepest South Shropshire lies the lost village of Tump. You will not find Tump on any map. There are no physical remains of its former glory. Not a single stone left to remind us of its past significance. Archaeologists have dug trenches. Treasure hunters have swept fields. Historians pored over …

The Shropshire Vole

Welcome to Shropshire. A beautiful, mainly rural county on the border between England and Wales. Borders are interesting places. Caught betwixt and between. Neither quite one thing or the other. On the edge. They are places where things change from one state to another. Places of transformation. Magical places.  Stand at the edge of the sea, …