The Lady and the Unicorn

Probably the only time Morgana was truly happy was when she spent time with Launcelot at Joyous Garde.  He commissioned a set of tapestries for the hall, and charged Morgana with their design – and for this I’ve borrowed ideas from the exquisite Lady and the Unicorn tapestries seen some years ago at the Musee National du…

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Morgana’s garden

One of the fun things I had to do while writing I, Morgana was to make a plan of a medieval garden for Glastonbury Priory. I envisioned a giant wheel with ‘spokes’ separating each different segment – for medicinal herbs, household plants, food, kitchen cookery, etc with herbers in the corner for the nuns’ contemplation and…

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King Arthur’s hangouts – 2

 Left:  These are the rusty red circles of the Vesica Pool at Chalice Well in Glastonbury – the inspiration behind my imagined scrying pool in Morgana’s secret garden, in which she sees terrifying visions of the future – our future. Left: ‘South Cadbury Castle’, one of the favoured sites for Camelot, is in fact the site of an…

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