Category Archives: Avalon


*** Protected and serene, the stream of life flows from her breast, Within her sheltered warmth her starry children safely rest. Her lowly form oft overlooked, conceals the Mother’s crown In heaven’s vault the arc of stars her diadem and … Continue reading

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  *** Run wild, run free and know the touch of wind upon your back Yet freedom’s totem knows it has a home within the pack. Part of a greater life, yet still at ease alone, he stands And casts … Continue reading

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*** A silent power vigilant beneath the forest bough, No thought of past or future holds thine eye… only the Now. Part of an endless cycle of the life and death of earth Within the kernel of each death the … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXIV: A Lake of Legends…

Next morning we were once again up and away early, though this time our first stop was only a mile or two down the road and still on Bodmin Moor, a place where there must be as many legends as … Continue reading

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Amnesia II… Stuart France

* Spontaneous Internal Combustion. You may have heard of the phenomenon? It can now be regarded as the final death-knell for the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection. Continue reading at Stuart France

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The eggs of the swan

After the festivities of the afternoon, there was time for a convivial meal with all our friends at the George and Pilgrim, the 15th century inn that still houses guests, history and ghosts. The town was busy with the Beltane … Continue reading

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The Face of a Queen by Alethea Kehas

Reblogged from Alethea Kehas, who played Guinevere at the recent leaf and Flame Workshop. Legends tell of a queen of great beauty. Guinevere, thought by some to be part mortal, part Fae, a queen who seduced hearts and intoxicated the … Continue reading

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Starchild in Glastonbury is one of the few shops where I can spent unlimited time and wish for an unlimited budget. You walk through the door … a work of art in itself…into a low-ceilinged space lined with polished wood … Continue reading

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The Glastonbury Sanctuary – be a part of it

Last year Steve, Stuart and myself as Directors of The Silent Eye were privileged to give a series of talks in Glastonbury, a place known to folklore, legend and to the hearts of many as Avalon, the magical realm of … Continue reading

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A last visit…

Glastonbury was ready for Christmas, the streets decked with lights and trees. We, of course, were not there for the festivities, but to give the final talk of 2014, the last of the current series in Glastonbury. It will be … Continue reading

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