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…Buffalo… Stuart France

* …Buffalo trampled the grass and tore up the earth with his front hoofs but when he looked for Field-Mouse he was nowhere to be found. ‘That’s put an end to him,’ thought Buffalo. Just then he felt a scratching … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Canopic Jars…

Dear Wen… Yes, that is odd, and a complete reversal of what one would expect… Anthropomorphism is supposed to follow zoomorphism not the other way around… So…lungs…east…liver…south… stomach…west… intestines…north… Heart …the all encompassing central and peripheral…quintessence. The brain as a … Continue reading

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Field-Mouse… Stuart France

* Field-Mouse was out gathering wild-beans for winter when Buffalo came down to the meadow to graze. ‘He will mow down the long-grass with his prickly tongue and there will be no where left to hide,’ thought Field-Mouse, ‘I will … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Canopic Jars…

Dear Don, The canopic jars are odd, you know. The early ones had human heads, then they began to be representations of Anubis, and eventually became the better known sons of Horus… all four jars always protected by the goddess. … Continue reading

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Broken Fortress… Stuart France

* PC 963 Kraas turned and walked head-long into the sea breeze. Her hair flicked in the wind like rampant flames. “You know, I can’t help feeling we’ve missed a trick with this one.” “It’s mentioned in the book,” replied … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Fat-Head…

* “Indeed there is,” shouted Fat-Head, the son of Short-Neck, and he sprang into the middle of the mead house, “bend down you grizzly gawp, that I might cut off your head tonight and you to cut off mine tomorrow.” … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Carle…

* …Twice the height of any of the men of Albion was the horrible mantle about him and his hair was like a great spreading bush the size of a winter shed, under which thirty bullocks could easily find shelter. … Continue reading

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Inner Sanctum … Stuart France

* Further vindication of our unscheduled return was granted upon re-entering the chamber. The free standing stone and the facing stone, which were separated by space and shadow, were both now holding the light. The light that some say would … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Culdees…

Dear Wen… No, but the Culdees may well have been the heirs of the original priesthood… I like this idea of a centrifugal priesthood periodically moving centripetally, which incidentally is pretty much the opening gambit to the ‘…Spoil’ Spiritual Ideals … Continue reading

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The Hill in a Dark Grove, reprieve… Stuart France

* We had known for some time, courtesy of Rupert Soskin, that the resident stone of the inner chamber at Bryn Celli Ddu is part of a petrified tree trunk. * * And once we had our eye in it … Continue reading

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