Category Archives: Books

Harbinger… Stuart France

* It has been surmised that the future enters our past in order that the present may form… Sometimes it certainly feels a little like that. For one thing it has been twenty-seven months since our last sighting of a … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Goliath…

Dear Wen… ‘Peace to their shades. The pure Culdees Were Albyn’s earliest priests of God, Ere yet an island of her seas By foot of Saxon monk was trod.’ – Reullura, Thomas Campbell. Interesting use of the word ‘peace’ and … Continue reading

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Verbeia… #writephoto

The air was warm and still under the trees and Rhea, feeling like a teenager and glad she was old enough to appreciate it, slipped off her shoes and dipped her feet into the tranquil waters of the river. The … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Goliath…

Dear Don, Yes, Goliath was a Philistine… though what that, might mean is anybody’s guess, apart from that he came from one of their five city states… and as five in symbolic terms refers to the senses, the ‘giant Philistine’ … Continue reading

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Swans…

* ‘Birds-of-the-Beyond’, Mountain-Ana called them. She bought us a book. The picture of the Lir-Clan huddled on a rock in the middle of a raging sea, slipping into Swan-Vests still remains, clear as each new day that dawns. * “They’re … Continue reading

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The Legend…

* Deep in the heart of Derbyshire… *   * A single, eerie light shines out from Langsett Towers… * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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The House that Fish Built: Cave of Cruachan…

* …So the heroes of Albion set out for the Cave of Cruachan… Through the Gap-of-the-Watch, over the Plain-of-Two-Forks, across the Ford-of-the-Morrigan into the Rowan-Meadow-of-the-Two-Oxen by the Meeting-of-the-Four-Ways they drove before a dim, dark, heavy mist overtook them… * Continue … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Chariots at Dawn…

* …King Grim-Gaze the slug-man struck the silver sceptre that was in his hand against the bronze pillar of his couch three times, and by the third stroke, the combatants had let drop their hands to their sides. “I restrain … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Far Seeing One…

* …As the spencers rose to serve the food, the charioteer of Connor Cruel-Crest stood up and addressed the king, “O Far Seeing One,” he said, “many are the feats of Connor; majestic and commanding his gait, clashing swords he … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Dragon…

Dear Wen… Well it certainly suggests another sojourn to see what else we can see… The Morphology of the Dragon or, the Shifting of the Wurm… The ‘Lay of the Land,‘ also has possibilities as a title, perhaps… was Goliath … Continue reading

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