Daily Archives: November 24, 2020

Barb Taub reviews WRITEDOWN by Margaret Elphinstone et al #Lockdown #Galloway #Scotland #RBRT

Reblogged from Barb Taub: n my last post here, I talked about the ‘forgotten’ flu pandemic of 1918. The coronavirus seems an overwhelming force across the globe, and I wonder what its legacy will be. After reading the incredible new … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Desormais…

Desormais… henceforth… that is the motto over the gatehouse at Skipton Castle. It was probably the first word of French that I learned as a child and almost certainly the first I remember seeing written… even though it is written … Continue reading

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* … Now Grey set light to his brand and went out on his watch with Fin’s dog, Bran, trotting along up ahead. He came to the same house that Brown and Black had visited but looking inside he found … Continue reading

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The City and the Stars (4) – The Ring of Brodgar

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
You look at the landscape around you… This magnificent place, where the natural features are as spectacular as the Neolithic discoveries, lies between two lochs surrounded by a natural amphitheatre. You are encircled on…

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Feeding the imagination…

“We were not Gods, but were of God, the strands of our existence not yet teased apart by Becoming, our function not yet defined.” So much for a Saturday evening… the night of the week most folk sit relaxing by … Continue reading

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A foggy morning

I scrape the ice from the windscreen, looking with little enthusiasm at the heavy pall of fog that blankets the world. November… we’ve done well to make it this far without ice on the windows. Even so, my fingers are … Continue reading

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Present #midnighthaiku

From past to future Guiding our feet unerringly The path is present *

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