Fevered Threads 14

Fevered Threads
Bess’ Tapestry (Andruss) As we saw women traditionally wove not only cloth, but also spells. This is how labour-intensive weaving was: In 2003 Dr Jacqi Wood recreated a collared hood beautifully preserved in a peat bog. A collared hood includes a yoke sitting over the the chest and upper back. Using early medieval technology, Dr ...

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, ...

The magic of griffins 4

The magic of griffins
  A hybrid of lion and eagle, griffins are very ancient mythical beasts. They may have originated as symbols of the year, for the lion represented summer and the eagle winter. Although griffins were a combination of both animals, there was some confusion about what went where. Today griffins are shown with an eagle’s head, ...
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