Daily Archives: May 13, 2019

The tree on Shoggoth Hill ( part one) ~ Kyt Wright #writephoto

The Journal of Professor Arnold Guthridge, St Aidan’s College Monday May 14th 1900 There is a scrap of arcane writing hidden away in the bowels of a certain college that I choose not to name. It is of unknown origin … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep: TechNick ~ Willow Willers

Willow continues to share her experience at the Lord of the Deep weekend: It was after the second ritual and before Jan’s exploration that I ran into our technician.He was half way up the corridor between the temple and the … Continue reading

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A holy tree ~ Sadje #writephoto

For visually challenged writers, the image shows the spreading filigree of tree roots beneath a green canopy, with brightly coloured objects tied to the branches. The holy tree A lot of uninformed and superstitious people come here every day, to … Continue reading

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Gilgamesh descending (7) ~ Steve Tanham

Reblogged from Sun in Gemini: I watch as he runs. I am tired of his slow-witted learning. Act Four is half way through, but already he has exhausted the patience of everyone but his mother…. Where did that come from! … Continue reading

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For the love of roots ~ Thady #writephoto

I grew up, somewhat displaced, on a small farm in south Sligo, in the beautiful west of Ireland. We lived near the village of Aclare, snuggled on the lee side of the Ox Mountains which kept the worse of the … Continue reading

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The Quest for Immortality: Snakes… Stuart France

* In the Ancient World snakes were renowned for wisdom. For most westerners they are now associated with both temptation and sin… * As with much else in the Epic of Gilgamesh, we are treated to a brief, tantalising glimpse … Continue reading

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Sacred ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

Two trees grow side-by-side, time weaving their pattern across the dusty pathway, a strange maze of hard bones, like arms waiting to greet you. Below, soft roots entangle like lovers holding hands, searching for the life- sustaining water so new … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep: “Why is there such grief..?”

Preparing the temple for the final ritual drama of the weekend is always bittersweet. It is the last stage of a journey that has been years in the making. This story, the tale of Gilgamesh, is older than any other … Continue reading

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Falling into Step… Stuart France

* … “Fiachna, son of Conga,” shouted Daatho, “there is a man here who wants a word with you.” “Let him who wants a word with me, fall into step with me, replied Fiachna. “Spoken like a true champion,” said … Continue reading

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Unknown #midnighthaiku

Above and below Mysteries hold out their hands Man and nature dream The two pictures were taken on the slopes of Fin Cop in Derbyshire, a place where there are mysteries and half-forgetten memories preserved in the stone. We had, … Continue reading

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