What is love at first sight? In a tale originating in the ninth century, it appears they believed in destiny and everlasting love. Liadan and Kurithir are beginning to realise it doesn't matter what happens to them now - especially as the tale reveals there are those who would sabotage their connection - but they … Continue reading The Windmill and a Revisit to a Celtic tale of love and loss Part II.
In my previous blog I explained how my journey had begun. How my ideas had been shaped by experiences, developed and turned in to a manuscript. So I'd written a book...or so I'd thought! However, there was plenty more to do. Now the book had to be produced. And my learning journey continued. An extensive … Continue reading The Windmill, the story begins.
So, Liadan and Kurithir in an ancient story, over a thousand years old. A bardic tale spoken over the years, parts are made into myths and may become legends. Can we today, connect with our feelings in a deeper way than just feeling love, as shown in the tale by our ancestors in the past. Feelings … Continue reading Power of coincidence?
A Celtic tale of love and loss, deception and deceit. Part VI. Kurithir and Prince Flann had uncovered the deception and betrayal that Moria and Aevil had instigated in an attempt to climb the social hierarchy of the time. It didn't work! Armed with this knowledge can the Royal Party reach Liadan and reunite the … Continue reading Spiritual versus earthly love. Will a spiritual love endure after our earthly needs have passed?
A Celtic tale of love and loss, deception and deceit. Part V. Kurithir and his loyal friend, Prince Flann set off to confront Aevil and to seek the truth. What will be the cost of this quest to Flann and his friend? THE raiders were gone from Connaught and the work of the chiefs was … Continue reading Lies from the past do not lay forever.
A Celtic tale of love and loss, deception and deceit. Part IV. Kurithir has had a series of dreams or visions. So clear are these to him that he felt compelled to return. What will he find? Into the deep harbour of the cliffs he sailed on a fair morning and men with shields and … Continue reading Strength of Souls: Believing the unbelievable.
We left our story in Part I with Kurithir gazing up at Liadan, who had been locked in her room by her sister, Aevil. It was dawn the day after they had first set adoring eyes upon each other. Part 2 continues: The day was fair and all went riding gaily to a neighbour’s castle … Continue reading A Celtic tale of love and loss, deception and deceit. Part II.
Welcome to my first blog. A series that I hope will introduce you to the wonders that I have discovered over a decade of piecing together so much. So much in the way of enlightening me to the knowledge of the history of a family, how turns of events in that past have worked through … Continue reading Genealogy…isn’t it wonderful? Who knew it would lead to this?