Dear Don: Jester…

5 Pickering (31)Dear Don,

Ah… the Jester… I can still remember that open-mouthed moment when that image was staring back from the medieval paintings…. And for it to become such a theme through so many of them…
Motley Fool or Pied Death?
Quartered or clothed in diamonds…
And Jester derives from story-teller…
Though the Fool comes from follis – breath…
The least of the Court, outside the Pack, the great leveller, able to say what must be said, acting with impunity…

We still haven’t got to the bottom of that one… though the threads are coming together…
Maybe we should incorporate the Jester into Leaf and Flame?

Poor Ben… 😀

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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