Category Archives: Art

An Unexpected Encounter…

We took to the backroads again, nodding to Drake’s statue as we passed through Tavistock once more, climbing up towards Dartmoor. On our way south, the mists had closed around us completely and we had seen little more of the … Continue reading

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Hawk at Dusk

*** Since the birth of the Silent Eye, we have held regular workshops, including, for the past seven years, an annual residential weekend of ritual drama in Derbyshire. We have had a huge amount of fun with these weekends over … Continue reading

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Hawk at Noon

*** The cult of celebrity seems to have run mad over the past few years. Anyone can have their fifteen minutes of fame and if they can be sufficiently outrageous, outraged or enraging, may find themselves with a career in … Continue reading

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The Belcherman…

Sir Toby Belcher * With the vanguard of the Globotomists now fighting fervently on all fronts of the known world, the homeland has been entrusted to the safe-hands of former men of substance and stature, a little time-worn now, perhaps, … Continue reading

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King’s Shilling…

* The king finished scrutinising his appearance in the full length mirror with a satisfying ‘gurgle’. His royal tailor had done an altogether splendid job of ‘ironing out’ the few minor discrepancies of attire which had been picked up at … Continue reading

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The New Mediaevalism…

* St George ‘cradling’ or ‘choking’ a baby dragon? (Nuremberg Chronicle 493) * ‘Our un-elected leaders murder millions of us in real-time then appear on televisual entertainment programmes to appeal for our forgiveness. * The health service routinely puts to … Continue reading

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Dark Fantasy…

  * First a formless mass of light, then the firmament of stars, then sun and moon, then sea and land, then reptiles, and birds, then beasts, and man, and then, contemplation… * If the ‘candlestick vision’ which opens the … Continue reading

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Coming Soon…

* A DARK FANTASY… *

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Sheela’s Mystery Solved?

County Meath, Sunday, 31st July 2022… *** *** Perhaps, like the ‘tomb raiders’ at Dowth, we are looking for treasures of the wrong kind, in the wrong place? *** She’s at the base of the stone on the right! *** … Continue reading

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Of kings and stone…

County Meath, Sunday, 31st July 2022… *** *** All roads lead to Tara as they say. * Or at least all the roads in Ireland. *** *** But like so much else that we have considered on this trip what … Continue reading

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