Tag Archives: Michael Kelly

It’s Time to be Afraid…

It is with enormous pride that I announce the publication of For Fear of Little Men, my anthology of Celtic folktales and fairy stories. The book is a collection of many different styles of Celtic tale, each different to the … Continue reading

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Kindle: My Little Friend…

I recently became the proud owner of an Amazon Kindle ebook reader.  I already knew one or two people of worth who had invested in these little beauties and their glowing reports led me to desire one myself.  Add to … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time…

“Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen, We dare n’t go a-hunting For fear of little men.” – William Allingham, The Fairies   For Fear of Little Men is a collection of Celtic folk tales which will be published … Continue reading

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Doc-Prints on the Sand

A couple of days ago, I returned from a holiday in Spain.  A chance to soak in the sun, give my happy greetings to the palm trees, stroll on the sand for miles, sink more than a couple of ice … Continue reading

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Druidale, Isle of Man

Druidale:  the very name is evocative, calling up images of robed figures in the mist-shrouded past.  There are very few places that derive their names from the ancient Celtic priestly class, but a visit to Druidale will quickly make clear … Continue reading

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Runes at Maughold

One of the advantages of living on the Isle of Man for a person like me is that there is so much history concentrated in so small an area that you can literally go to and lay hands on whenever … Continue reading

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Runes and Ravens

There has recently been a very significant development in relation to my books.  The four non-fiction titles — The Book of Ogham, Apophis, Ægishjálmur: The Book of Dragon Runes and WyrdWood: The Story of Dusty Miller — have now all … Continue reading

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Damsels NOT in Distress

I’m very proud of the two books currently available in my Damsels series:  Rampant Damsels and Damsels in Arms.  I like to think that if Royston Vasey was a village in Middle-Earth, then it’d turn out something like the Damsels … Continue reading

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Tricks of the Light

I love magic tricks.  I love watching them and I love performing them.  I will spend hours poring over videos of Derren Brown, looking out for the tiny cues and suggestions he uses, or browsing through books relating to psychology … Continue reading

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Creative Clothing

I have no fashion sense whatever.  I don’t own a single designer label, nor have I any intention of doing so.  Hell, I don’t even own a pair of jeans!  But even I know how the way we choose to … Continue reading

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