Paul Andruss – Author 10

Paul Andruss - Author
Paul Andruss is the author of 2 contrasting fantasy novels   Thomas the Rhymer – a magical fantasy for ages 11 to adult about a boy attempting to save fairy Thomas the Rhymer, while trying to rescue his brother from a selfish fairy queen       Finn Mac Cool – rude, crude and funny, ...

A Fairy Poem by Jack Hughes 6

A Fairy Poem by Jack Hughes
  Poem by Jack Hughes aged 11 & fairy illustrations are by his friend Catherine. Catherine sent it to the school magazine. It wasn’t published   Learn more about Jack’s adventures Thomas the Rhymer Website Thomas the Rhymer Page (here) Old Woman and Dan Happy thoughts Still a Nightmare Bullies Share this:Click to share on ...

How the Whale Became 25

How the Whale Became
Companion to How the Elephant almost became a Whale on Sally Cronin’s Smorgasbord   In 1859, Charles Darwin hesitated over publishing On the Origin of Species by Natural Selection. It was not because he was concerned about the church’s reaction. He took care to excise any suggestion man was descended from the ape, even if ...

Camelot 14

Camelot
I often wondered why historians referred to the JFK’s presidency as ‘Camelot.’ Camelot was Arthur’s capital, and like everything to do with Arthur, its origins are shrouded in mystery. No one is sure where the name came from. There is no consistent spelling in early manuscripts: which is not unusual. Some suggest it might be ...

Miss, a Word in your Ear 34

Miss, a Word in your Ear
  The divinity of Christ divided Christians from the earliest days. The fallout lasted over 500 years. Christians wondered if Jesus was God or merely similar to God? Was he both God and Man? It seems trivial to us, but to them it was paramount. If Jesus was God, he did not suffer on the ...

Rest Ye Merry 20

Rest Ye Merry
I was invited by Robbie Cheadle at https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com to participate in the Anything but Books tag.  Read her thoughts here: https://robbiesinspiration.wordpress.com/2017/11/26/anything-but-books-tag/ I want to thank Robbie by dedicating a song to her. No, I am not going to sing. Yes, I heard your collective sigh of relief. ‘Cat Black the Wizard’s Hat’ is one of ...
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