Those of you that may have read my A Jersey Midsummer Tale or Tess of Portelet Manor will know my protagonist Tess Picot. Tess would wander the gorsy, lonely Portelet and Noirmont Commons. Now and again she would take the manifold steps down to Portelet Bay. There, on a starry night, she would maybe raise her arms to the heavens and wonder…Milky Way Kaylah-2Fortunately fellow Islander Gary Stringfellow was there to capture the moment; Ile au Guerdain guarding the bay, Janvrin’s Tomb atop.

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