Historical Fiction

Beth Tree and the Elgars 4

I don't intend in this story to tell about each and every lesson I had with Mr. Elgar. It is meant to be about Mrs. Elgar, and yet she was so...

Beth Tree and the Elgars 3

I played each of the scales in turn, over and over, and still Mr. Elgar sat at his desk, writing something, and paid no attention to me whatsoever. I...

Beth Tree and the Elgars 2

Before I attended my first music lesson with Mr. Elgar, in 1896, I questioned my older sisters about what he was like as a teacher. “He was employed...

Victorious Retreat

I headed North. I resisted the urge to turn around for one final look at Julia. I figured that she figured that tomorrow would be another day. As I...
Cherry

Beth Tree and the Elgars 1

April 15, 1920 Last week, I went to Mrs. Alice Elgar's funeral at St. Wulstan's church in Little Malvern. She had only become ill since Christmas,...
Cherry

Precious Gift

The current Monthly Poetry challenge reminded me of a poem I wrote in 2003 which I included in my Poetry Collection “Idle Thoughts”. Here is a repost.

Errorism

We didn't get here by waiting for the bus. It's been a long swim to this shore only to discover that we lacked lungs...dammitt.

Comte by Candlelight 2

The next week, Victor announced, Charlotte would be joined by his sister Helena, who would accompany her to Karnak and the Valley of the Kings a...

New Ways Forward and Publication (Ch.13f : Part 2)

Janus plans to make contact with colleagues from earlier life and create a movement of discussion and action. Meanwhile more of his writing, outlining his views and ideas for society are published onto the Vidnet. Set in an alternative futuristic world of Marta and Gallanol In The Modern Age.

A Long Road

Son of God, the son of Mars, of Ares too And the son of Ba’al Hammon In the valley of shadows I fear evil not I face it evermore Thy rod, thy staff...