Category Archives: france and vincent

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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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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Dear Don: Culdees…

Dear Don, I do like the Campbell… it could have been written for the journey we have been taking. The Culdees seem to have crept right in, don’t they? If they were ever absent. I’m not sure they can be … Continue reading

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Verily, Verily… Stuart France

* The thing is… It is impossible to ‘do’ such sites in one visit. In fact, it is not possible to ‘do’ such sites at all. If anything, they ‘do’ you, if you allow them. As we were about to … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Mead…

* …So, Long-Horn O’Leary was taken into the presence of the one whose mouth is sweet: “Welcome,” said Maeve, “in preference to Connor Cruel-Crest, I assign to you a cup of gold with a bird chased in silver on its … Continue reading

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Never Look Back… Stuart France

* The first thing to remark, apart from the increased Avian Activity Quotient… Was, the difference an hour makes. * * Was it simply the movement of the sun? The progress of the day… Or had the site responded to … Continue reading

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