Dear Wen: Sheaves…

Dear Wen…SE Ilkley 2015 alveley fenny bentley ironbridge (22)

Yes, indeed…A real bonus though to get the thread of the Erin trip given to us so clearly, and to have But ‘n’ Ben so nicely rounded off.

Once again we ended up in quite different places than originally intended but to more than good effect.

I had been aware of the ‘newly discovered site’ between Stonehenge and Avebury which probably means there was little distance between the three sites which begs the question whether they were actually three separate sites at all but rather one very large one… with differing functions perhaps…

Nick Birds SE Ilkley 2015 uffington avebury cropton Helmsley 069Symbolism like geometry is a pure language however that does not mean that this language cannot be misappropriated and turned to an impure will, a little like the Nazis did with the swastika for example…

The field of sheaves is a common metaphor for the otherworld and one of the symbols shown to the initiates of the Greek Mysteries was a sheaf of wheat…

It is a ‘natural’ symbol for the many in the one…

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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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