Daily Archives: February 5, 2016

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Ben’s Bit, part eleven – Aspects of Power

Originally posted on Sun in Gemini:
Ben’s Bit, part eleven – Aspects of Power “Ben, I’ve got some good news and some bad news…” The Governor of Bakewell Gaol is enjoying himself, but there’s a deadly edge to the calm exterior…

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Animal Magic #4

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
So Gwythyr took his cloak, his horn, and his clarsach, and he went to Yellow Owl, “I have come to ask whether or not you know the whereabouts of Big Chief Hawthorn, and his…

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St Albans – the screen of the martyrs

In the Anglican year, our visit still fell within the season of the Nativity and the figures depicting the birth of Jesus still stood before the altar in the nave. The brightly coloured statues on the altar screen seemed incongrous … Continue reading

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Clouds From Both Sides by Geoff le Pard

Reblogged from Geoff Le Pard at Tangental I was reminded tonight of the fabulous Joni Mitchell Song Both Sides Now This line stuck, stuck hard in my throat, my head, in every little bit of me I’ve looked at clouds … Continue reading

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Hubris

“I am the only architect with whom I have never quarrelled.” Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe (1816 – 1905) was one of the men responsible for the restoration of St Albans Cathedral. By the time he became involved in the … Continue reading

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