Category Archives: Don and Wen

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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A Thousand Miles of History XXIII: The mating dance

We stood at the gate in hushed awe. For a moment it seemed as if we were looking through a rift in the mists of time, back to an age that has passed beyond memory, when the land was still … Continue reading

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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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A Thousand Miles of History XXII: Seeking the circle

“It’s somebody’s drive.” The neat rows of montbretia made that very clear. Yet, this was at least one of the ways we could, according to the map, get to our first site of the day. We had already driven up … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Numbers…

Dear Wen… Undoubtedly… the Yin Yang is an eloquent symbol perfectly expressing the nature of the mundane world. The corresponding glyph which grants the ability to penetrate this nature is not usually given but omitted and consists in the eight … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXI: The land that time forgot

We stood on the clifftop just beyond Ballowall Barrow, marvelling at the beauty of the seascape, or what we could see of it through the gathering mist. The bracken was already thigh-high, covering the fractured stone with a green blanket … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Numbers…

Dear Don, Do you suppose the 6 and the 9 being the same numerical ‘symbol’ inversed also indicate the inner/outer connection? Certainly the Yin Yang symbol that looks at the polarities and the intimate relationship between them looks awfully like … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XX: Ghosts in the wildflowers

We headed back the way we had come, to take the narrow turning we had missed…a fortuitous misstep which had allowed us to see Cape Cornwall. We were looking for an old tin-mining site where, once upon a time, something … Continue reading

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In conversation with G. Michael Vasey #podcast

Author G. Michael Vasey invited me over to be his guest on his podcast, to talk about how we can connect with the living energies of the land and the events that led to Stuart France and I writing The … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XIX: The chapel on the Cape

We drove through St Just this time, looking for a site we wanted to see before the day was done. Fortuitously, we took the wrong road out of town and ended up on the hills above the sea at Cape … Continue reading

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