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What the Hell am I doing here?
That is what you are asking, yes? Well, this is the musings of writer, E.M. Goldsmith, a wildly eccentric and sometimes talented spinner of tales and teller of lies, both pleasant and alarming. Stick around. I promise to make it worth your while until I am summoned away or exorcised out of this world. Both very real possibilities in the very near future.
But what is an Idyll?
Well, consulting a dictionary on this planet, in English, the definition is
A simple, narrative piece in verse or prose
In the worlds I come from, an Idyll is a type of “Grimoire” – a very specific type of spell book. An Idyll is filled with miracles, things of creation and light and is created by divine, trans-dimensional beings that we often see and never recognize. It is a subset of “Grimoire” although often Grimoires are considered dark things, filled with destructive magic that any damned fool can work and so is usually worked by damned fools and hapless idiots. But you know, magic is magic. It all comes down to how you use it. Even a miracle can be ill-conceived.
And Alleysiande? What is that all about?
Alleysiande is the world before the fall, a myth or perhaps something more. It is either something to be restored or something yet to be created. It is more than a place. It is an idea, one that I am always exploring in my wanderings as I look to return home. I have been lost for so very long now.
This is a new addition to my blog. I have an obsessive love for the Liverpool FC that is out of control as Liverpool is finally, after the entire history of the Premier League, finally close to winning the title. Oh, it has happened before. They have lead the league at Christmas twice before, and then failed to win it. All other teams that have been in the lead at Christmas, go on to win the league. But not my precious Liverpool .Anyhow, they get a space because I love them. I have since 1986 when I first encountered them. Back then, they were unbeatable beasts. Now, they are simply beautiful .The way the team plays together, the diversity of the team. I love them.
This is Frankie. She is my assistant and keeps me more or less on the up and up. Sometimes, she has pug thoughts about living with a writer human. I do believe yesterday, she said in clear pug speak that she might prefer a cat to me. That can be arranged.