Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

Magical Man at the Dawn of Science – The Silent Eye

The Elizabethan age considered itself scientific, indeed the word ‘science’ was used to mean ‘knowledge’. The so called Age of Reason was a much later term applied by historians of science to broad-brush the slow ascent of experimental-based knowledge. What … Continue reading

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Guest author: Alethea Kehas – The Hair Puller

Alethea is a friend and a Companion of the Silent Eye. Here, she recounts her experiences ghost-hunting in college… and in particular, the story of when she encountered a silent presence she had not expected… I started talking to ghost … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Scattered #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt. Throughout the week I will feature a number of the responses here on the Daily Echo as space allows. Every week, a full round-up of … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Fading #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt was taken at Grange-over-Sands in Cumbria, on a trip with my son a few years ago. It was an important journey for Nick as he had taken himself north on his own, a first … Continue reading

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From the archive… I came across a link to a book on Amazon… suggesting readers check out the reviews.  The title, I admit, was not especially appealing… Microwave for One by Sonia Allison published in 1987. The reviews, however, are. … Continue reading

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Triads VIII… Stuart France

* …  For obvious reasons, three of anything, is traditionally depicted as a triangle… Not withstanding our preoccupation with purely symbolic notions of dimension the triangle of number appears to have a base of points one and two and a … Continue reading

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Timeless #midnighthaiku

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