Daily Archives: December 3, 2020

The City and the Stars (7) : The Standing Stones of Stenness ~ Steve Tanham

The Standing Stones of Stenness are reduced in importance compared with their former status. But 5,000 years ago, they were the stone circle for the Ness of Brodgar spiritual city. Only later, in the period culminating in the deliberate act … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion- Day 3: Chester Cathedral

We should have known, of course, right from the first. It was there, written in flowers and earth… but although we saw, we didn’t see. How could we? Such signs and portents seldom become clear until after the fact and … Continue reading

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* From shadowed hall, to hidden cache, once more into the light, The face of pure tranquillity presented to our sight. A Templar treasure painted from a Face by faith revered A pale expression of its joy, down through the … Continue reading

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Aurally Speaking…

  * “Why are there are so many different versions of ‘The Emerald Tablet’.” “It is an important text. Some hold that it alone contains the essence of the alchemical teaching, and most of the versions differ in only the … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Dot (and Darlene Foster) on The Year of the Pandemic

Dear Santa, I have my friend from Spain over today. We haven’t actually met, but then, she lives a long way away and although the two-legses usually get to gallivant all over the place, they don’t seem to like it … Continue reading

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On the Doorstep: Weirdness in Bledlow…

“We’re really close to the Church that we tried to get into before lunch the other Sunday but which was closed.” “What, the one with the remains of a standing stone in the graveyard?” “That’s the one.” “Any particular reason … Continue reading

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Choices #midnighthaiku

To rest or take flight Tied to earth or heavenbound Choices of the heart

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