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Moyra Irving

“The Last Post”

23rd. November 1996   My dear Joanna, It was lovely to meet you at last. Your father, my darling Andrew, once showed me your photograph and, beautiful though it was, it hardly does you justice. I’d really like you to keep my…

“The Marian Gate”

‘Thank God that’s over.’ Shiva consulted her watch and followed her father out of the church. She hung back, brushing imaginary flecks from her coat while her mother and the others moved further down the drive. ‘Siobhan?’ Shiva looked…

“Awakening”

Above the highest peak of the highest range of mountains in the world, somewhere beyond Heaven and Earth, dusk falls and a lone star appears in an amethyst sky. This peak is not known to many and has been climbed by fewer still. Yet here,…

“The Girl Who Watched the Wind”

A large group had gathered under the trees. They huddled together, collars upturned and fists drawn up into their sleeves for warmth. Close by stood a small girl, a scrap of a thing, in a shabby old coat. As trees wavered, adrift in the…

“Now Is Forever”

‘Is it really a year since I saw you all?’ Mrs. Bannister wiped her hands on her apron and ushered her guests into a cool, lavender scented hallway. ‘Welcome home, my dears!’ She beamed, opening her arms to gather them all in. ‘Welcome to…