Daily Archives: February 15, 2018

Identified Flying Object – Steve Tanham

One of the key understandings in mystical thought is the idea of identity. Words morph their meaning over time, and identity is a classic case. We might think of the police knowing the ‘identity’ of a person they want to … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Between #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt.  If you know where the photo was taken, please keep it to yourself until the challenge is closed. I usually share something about the place … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round up – Sanctuary #writephoto

Sanctuary * Willing sacrifice Standing open to the winds Stripped of artifice Naked before the altar The soul finds sanctuary * The photo for this week’s prompt is the Temple of Ancient Virtue. It was taken in the gardens of … Continue reading

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Memories of the written word

There is a certain irony in the fact that I became aware of the Unesco Memory of the World Programme whilst researching the most ancient artefacts. Wikipedia says that the initiative was launched to ‘safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity … Continue reading

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Gardeners #midnighthaiku

White-misted morning A landscape bare of colour Wears flying jewels On budding branches Small voices sing a paean Hopeful of bounty

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