Monthly Archives: January 2014

An Echo of Love

As I may be without internet access for a few days, I thought I would share a few old posts from the early days of the blog. My apologies to those who may have read them before. I have often … Continue reading

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Crucible of the Sun, a new book by Stuart France

Big Chief Hawthorn, for it was he to whom Gwythyr had been speaking, laughed aloud once more, “The boar to whom you gave such fervent pursuit, was none other than my noble son, Eanna-of-the-Harps, and ‘tis the luck on you … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog XXXVII

Houston, we have a problem. I’ve always wanted to say that… though I’m not sure who this Houston guy is. Basically, it is the door. She has some weird ideas about when it should be open…and closed. Take today. There … Continue reading

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The Story Tellers Art

A guest post by my friend and co-author Stuart France In ‘Sunken Cities’ the author, A.J. North, contends that in Math the son of Mathonwy, one of the Four Branches of the Mabinogion, we have an instance of what can … Continue reading

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Fragments of beauty

The foal watched as we walked away, aware that something new had been discovered, enjoyed in a brief blaze of excitement and was now leaving. We looked back, feeling the tug of parting from our new friend, knowing the likelihood … Continue reading

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The Hidden Mysteries of the Parrotfish

Originally posted on Not Tomatoes:
Have you ever really wondered who you are and why you are here in this body, at this time? Deep inside the memory of your cells, and within the door of your heart, your answers…

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Out of season

It is January, a very wet January. We have had floods, we still have rain; frost whitens the rooftops after nights clear and star-scattered. And yet I have roses in flower in my little garden. Not many, I grant you, … Continue reading

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Frustration

Yesterday found me running errands for my son, a fifty mile round trip to collect something that was supposed to be in stock… and wasn’t. I could have ordered it and had it delivered, but wanted it quickly so I … Continue reading

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Five* review for The Living One by Stuart France

The Living One: Contemplations on the Gospel Of Thomas, by Stuart France The Gospel of Thomas Retold 5.0 out of 5 stars By Gary M. Vasey, author of The Last Observer, The Mystical Hexagram and many other books. The Living … Continue reading

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Sea and stones

Sarratt destroyed, washed into sea…. Whitby battered by storms…. That’s the kind of one-liner that, when it is blazoned across your mind on waking, is guaranteed to get you up, downstairs and on the computer searching the news within minutes. … Continue reading

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