Tagged Selby Coalfield

Time Shift Burst

This working wood, a man-made world. Sky meets earth, trees reach water. No trimmings, frills, coffee or cake. A place to walk and think amongst the dark, sinister ditches. Life supporting, flood preventing arteries. Broad, leafy lanes, threading all around. How England must have looked when William took his throne. No ancient Kings in search of war today. These roads have one true purpose. To transport forestry behemoths, arriving for the cull. A stand of Willow, Oak or Ash may be spared. The lucky few will remain at the end of the day, for now though peace and beauty. Narrow secret paths winding deep into the far…

Shackled

The old doors hadn’t been opened in hundreds of years, today though was time. The great and the good of the district had gathered to see events unfold. A small crowd stood quietly outside this ancient abbey. Two men dressed in black stepped up, two men with keys. Their order had been protectors of the keys and the legend for twelve generations. Protectors until today a day predicted long ago. The day of a rare astronomical event. The spring equinox and a solar eclipse, a unique event. The earth was about to go dark indicating the time had come to unlock the past. Long…