Looking Forward, Looking Back, Something New in the New Year

I also think the formalizing and organizing effects of writing down an idea would help to intentionalize* it. I'm always thinking of good ideas and promptly forgetting to do them, only to remember later and wish I had. I need to think, Do write it, DO achieve the written goal or devise intermediate goals to record and then achieve in pursuit of the original intentionalized idea.


Child of Moss, .82

Lugh took a moment to orient himself.  The gate he'd entered was on the far side of the roof peak, the greathall and its hill was that way but a little bit on his right hand.  That was the way most of the warriors, at this time, would come if the alarm were raised. Behind… Continue reading Child of Moss, .82

The Chariot Drive to the White Dash

This then is the order of battle when CuRuada went West on his first ranging with his companions of the Boys Troop.  CuRuada and Felmid were together in the King's own chariot, but with them went several of those boys who took up arms that day. These then went out at Concubar's command to range… Continue reading The Chariot Drive to the White Dash

Sir Gawain and the Ghost Knight

Sir Gawain and the Ghost Knight The King is in his Hall.  There is the scent of applewood and venison roasting.  Arthur's knights are at table, the Round Table of Camelot.  Bards tell tales accompanied by minstrels.  Well received are the jokesters telling tales that make merry, bring laughter and jeers, gafaws and then cheers.… Continue reading Sir Gawain and the Ghost Knight

The Niall Noigiallach That Was

So Niall Noigiallach sits at this cusp of Irish history. He is a notable culmination of Irish political power despite being the son of a foreign princess. He raids outside the insular boundaries of the five fifths of Ireland taking hostages and holding sovereignty in Scotland, Britain, Mann, and perhaps Brittany on the European mainland.

Abbott and the Djinn chp. 5.4

Jim Cooper led Iamerge out of the sunshine into the cool dark of the inn.  There were stairs leading up and a hall, but Old Jim, the mayor of Rat Town, led Iamerge down a stone stair into a chill common room lit by nothing but a few tapers here and there along the bar. … Continue reading Abbott and the Djinn chp. 5.4