Zephyrs and other winds

In which Crown Prince Fred of Marsh prepares to present his paper at the inaugural Natural Philosophy Summer School 2011  This 1300 word short story could appear in a collection entitled The Chronicles of Marsh. It picks up on the work the Princelings did throughout the Trilogy – their hobbies, if you like. These Summer […]

George, an intelligent engineer

George and I are back home in Castle Marsh after our five day trip to southern Gaul.  It was a fascinating and, at times, scary trip.  George flew us round the castle as we got lower in the sky, preparing to land, and he told me afterwards he’d been trying to work out which landing […]

Kira, adventurer in birth, marriage, life and death

We are at Castle Marsh, in a room in the south-east of the castle, looking out over the marshes.  Silvery streams break up the sea of susurrating stems.  Small birds fly across the streams every now and then and disappear back into the reeds. Someone seems to be reeling in a fishing line for hours […]