Liz Kirby is a poet, with a long history of publishing; most recently in Famous Reporter (Australia), dANDdelion (Canada), on the website of Wild Honey Press ( and on the stones of the quarries above Rawtenstall in the Rossendale Valley. At present she is absorbed in the process of redrafting her first novel which is set in the Peak District of the eighth century. She is a member of the Thaumaturgist Movement – a gathering of artists, musicians and writers/performers dedicated to manifesting magic, miracles and wonders. Lambswool could be seen as the first Thaumaturgist short story!