The Sun & The Sea ~ Free eBook

The Sun and The Sea ~ Free eBook The Sun and The Sea is an illustrated children’s short story, re-told by Dundonain story teller Susan Lamb, and illustrated by Fife-based artist, Teresa Maria. The story is based on an old Celtic Faerie tale and tells the story of the friendship between the Sun and the Sea.   The Sun and the beautiful blue Sea were very good friends, and the Sun stayed near the hills so as to be close to her We approached Loch of Shining Waters and asked for their help…continue reading →
Red Deer

Red Deer

Walking through the hills of the Lomonds, a Spring day, the hills thick with dew-covered ferns, a movement higher up caught my eye, a red deer within my sights. We both freeze, caught in each others glance, no movement, frozen in time, we are in each other’s hold, bonded for an eternal, poignant moment, nothing exists outside our gaze, frozen in time, no distance between us, our awareness becomes one. The pungent smell of the wet dew on the ferns, the morning mist lifting from the top of the hills, the sweet call…continue reading →
The Sacred Well

The Sacred Well

The Sacred Well In the ancient village of Scotlandwell in Portmoak parish, there lies a sacred and holy well, its waters as clear and sparkling today as they have been for thousands of years. Childhood My maternal family were born and bred in this little village, in the house of Spionkop, across from the well. Here I used to run and play, and the well was a part of my childhood. As children, we weren’t aware of the special history of the well, only that we had fun there, but even as children…continue reading →
The Sun & The Sea

The Sun & The Sea

A Story based upon an old Celtic Faerie Story Retold by Susan Lamb, a Dundonian StoryTeller Illustrated by Teresa Maria The Sun & The Sea Anam Cara the Eternal Friendship Long ago, nestled in the Celtic hills lived the Sun. Daily the Sun looked down upon the Earth and the Sea with loving warmth. The Sun and the beautiful blue Sea were very good friends, and the Sun stayed near the hills so as to be close to her. He watched her pass by everyday as she endlessly shaped the Earth, listening to…continue reading →
Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit

Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit

Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit Anam is Gaelic for Soul and Cara is the word for Friendship, meaning “Soul Friend” or “Spirit Friend.” The Kindred Spirit In the Celtic tradition, there is a beautiful understanding of love and friendship, known as Anam Cara. Anam Cara refers to the Celtic spiritual belief of souls connecting and bonding. In this Spiritual tradition, it is believed that the soul radiates all through and over the physical body. When you connect with another person and become completely open and trusting with that individual, your two souls…continue reading →