The Broken Cauldron

The Broken Cauldron has received its fourth review from Druid author Nimue Brown. She says, ‘Lorna is steeped in the mythology of the British Isles, but she comes to it with a radical perspective that will shake up what you thought you knew. There’s re-imagining of Arthurian and other mythology here that recasts the myths in a whole new way and speaks to contemporary life in ways that are startling, and disconcerting.’  And… I finally found that elusive reblog button!

Druid Life

Very occasionally, a book comes into my hands that is so brilliant, so jaw droppingly, mind alteringly good that I barely know how to talk about it. This is one of those.

Lorna Smithers is a poet, activist and blogger. I’ve been following her for years at Signposts in the Mist and very much enjoyed her first poetry collection Enchanting the Shadowlands.

The Broken Cauldron is a mix of poetry, fiction and nonfiction, and pieces that blend these forms. Here, myth meets literal truth, and poetic truth speaks from the past to the future. It’s a book that must be experienced, no description could do it justice.

Lorna is steeped in the mythology of the British Isles, but she comes to it with a radical perspective that will shake up what you thought you knew. There’s re-imagining of Arthurian and other mythology here that recasts the myths in a…

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