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Ghost Light

The light poured out of the lamps, spilling into the fog of night Mingling with the swirling ghosts of the Abbey Illuminating the path of the Grey Lady. Centuries after burning in her fathers anger The lamplight guided her on … Continue reading

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Unexpected Vision

A pair of otherworldly dancers drifted into our vision, swirling like visiting ghosts between the empty chairs of St Marks Square. An unexpected vision of impossible romance, bathed in Venice moonlight. Echoes trailed from her skirts of countless dancers from … Continue reading

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Eerie remnants

Tucked against an ancient stone wall, in the crumbling city of the dead, he looms through time. Countless centuries of bones lie white beneath the cold earth, and yet still he stands. Edinburgh’s great and good, reduced to memories of … Continue reading

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