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Dear Wen: Omar…

Dear Wen… Ah Omar, he of the cloth bedecked head and wisdom of the serpent. Do we know aught of the traditions of the loose fitting turban I wonder? The calendar of course is altogether another ‘kettle of fish’. (Nice … Continue reading

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Bardic Study – The Iron Stone… Stuart France

* Another early song from Robin Williamson. Not too much to interpret, perhaps, in this weeks offering. Just a straight forward description of the finding of a stone, which we are bound to assume is the account of a true … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Omar…

Dear Don, Ah, the quotation is from the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. There is much wisdom in those pages. “Oh, Thou, who didst with pitfall and with gin Beset the Road I was to wander in, Thou wilt not with … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Bones and the squeaky hobbit

It was the day they took me looking for the Ent and the Thunder Stone… they’d promised me three sites and they only ended up finding two. That’s all well and good, ‘cause it means we’ll have to trot back … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Tree…

Dear Wen I thought we had already established that Men come from the Starry Heavens, and Women from the Stony Earth… A good quotation though, from whence does it hail? (geddit?) It sounds like Blake? I like the Snake as … Continue reading

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Wood ‘n’ Stone… Stuart France

* “Witches ‘n’ Warlocks”… * * “Life ‘n’ Death”… * * “Life in Death”… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Dear Don: Tree…

Dear Don, “Oh, Thou, who Man of baser Earth didst make, And who with Eden didst devise the Snake…” It’s this whole Tree thing. It’s bugging me. In Genesis, we have the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, which, … Continue reading

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Swinside…

The track to which we had been directed by the lady on horseback was the one we had already passed, deciding it had to be the right one, but acknowledging that the ‘farm vehicles only’ sign meant that we would … Continue reading

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A road to now-here… Stuart France

* While it is true… * * The road does… * * Not lead anywhere. Continue reading at Stuart France

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Over the hills…

We left the hotel straight after breakfast… we had something we wanted to see on our way home.  Even though our destination was fifty miles away, it would only add about thirty miles to our journey… but it would take … Continue reading

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