Monthly Archives: February 2014

From the heart…

Glastonbury… Avalon… how many of us have always wanted to go there? To be part of the legends, the history, to touch the spiritual heart of England? Well, here is a chance to be part of that magical place in … Continue reading

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A white stone

…Across the flames is a young woman little more than a child. Behind her is a guardian, one of those who served the sacred enclosure. Ever silent except to speak for the Gods. Tall he stands against the distant glow, … Continue reading

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Lincoln

Saturday dawned bright and beautiful and we made a fairly early… if somewhat leisurely… start, heading out towards Bakewell for Stuart to visit the church there where I had found such treasures a couple of weeks ago. It doesn’t take … Continue reading

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A day in Albion

There are periwinkles and violets in flower by the roadside and the bluebell leaves are pushing up through the wet earth in the woodlands and celandines are beginning to gild the grassy banks. Today the rain continues and it is … Continue reading

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Driving north

“Where’s Ani?” said my younger son, peering round the room suspiciously. Under normal circumstances he would not have made it through the door without being leaped upon in ecstasy… “She’s not home yet…” “Doesn’t seem right… way too quiet….” “…and … Continue reading

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Coming soon…. Giants Dance

“I’ve just worked out the game of ‘fetch’.” “Oh, really?” “Yes really, the Ball of Power is… Love. And no matter how hard you try to get rid of it. It just keeps coming back to you.” The Ball of … Continue reading

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Heart of Albion

‘You know some of the gospel accounts cannot be eye witness.’ ‘Why?’ ‘Because there is only ‘the Christ’ and one other and the other is not an evangelist.’ ‘You’re thinking of the temptation.’ ‘I am thinking of the temptation.’ ‘Well, … Continue reading

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Slugfest

How much do you know about slugs? Probably not a lot, if the truth be known. They are not the most appealing of creatures… and as long as they stay off the hostas and strawberries most of us will happily … Continue reading

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Land of the Exiles

Join us in the Derbyshire Hills for an entirely new type of journey into the nature of consciousness The weekend of 11-13 April, 2014 LAND OF THE EXILES A weekend workshop with The Silent Eye A Modern Mystery School All … Continue reading

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Feeling guilty

There is a howl… rather like one you might hear of a vulpine version of Christmas morning… high and excited. Claws scrabble too fast on the slippery kitchen floor, desperately trying to get to the door…. Trying to open it … Continue reading

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