Tag Archives: Gaelic

Foam of the Past by Fiona Macleod (Ed. Steve Blamires)

“…Fiona Macleod was clearly a gentlelady of breeding and intellect. She could be trusted. She was almost ‘one of us’ – but not quite. It was this slight difference that allowed her to deal with dark and frightening characters and … Continue reading

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The Little Book of the Great Enchantment by Steve Blamires

Skylight Press is pleased to reissue The Little Book of the Great Enchantment by Steve Blamires, originally published by R.J. Stewart Books in 2008.  This follows the author’s two previous titles with us, The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition and The … Continue reading

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Dead Can Dance and the Neoclassical Darkwave Legacy

Thank heavens they’re back! After a 16 year hiatus Dead Can Dance reformed to put out a new album called Anastasis, which although does not quite reach the heights of Spleen and Ideal, The Serpent’s Egg, or Aion, is still … Continue reading

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Take a Wee Tour of Scotland with author, Steve Blamires

Steve Blamires has published two books with Skylight Press, including the recent Chronicles of the Sidhe about the enigmatic Scottish writer, Fiona Macleod. Steve is originally from the Isle of Arran in the west of Scotland where the Gaelic and … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of the Sidhe by Steve Blamires

Forth from his breast the old man drew A lute that once on a rowan-tree grew: And, speaking no words, began to play “Over the hills and far away.” For a thirteen-year period, the reclusive Scottish writer Fiona Macleod enthralled … Continue reading

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At the Gates of Dawn: A Collection of Writings by Ella Young

Light as a leaf in Paradise, Until the grey cock cries, Cries Morn on garth and lawn, Bleak Morn upon our eyes, On our dream-cloistered eyes The turbulent red of dawn Banishing Paradise.   (from Triptych) There are many reasons why … Continue reading

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Comparative Myth

Since the Presocratics, scholars and sages have sought to compare and contrast the mythological portents of various socio-religious cultures.  More recently and most famously, Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell have talked at length about shared psychological archetypes and the oft … Continue reading

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