Category Archives: france and vincent

‘Heart and Soul’…

* The first key… Bigger than me… and inside, a box; identical but smaller, in order to fit, with another key. * Key number two… As big as you… whose mote is my beam, now clearly seen as I click … Continue reading

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Mine-Sweeper…

* I entered the ruin to a low hum… The snug fit of my arms in the portal vectors was no accident. Once inserted an irreversible chain reaction commenced. The stone and wood around me shifted into old form: sleek… … Continue reading

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Harvest of Wyrms…

* ‘The Witch’, they called her but she minded not, tending to her herbs and the animals and birds which nature’s highest intelligence brought to the garden of her single-roomed house knowing her abilities to hold and to heal… It … Continue reading

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Beyond the bounds: Contact…

* But what would the first meeting have looked like? * Like Cortez, or Cook, or Columbus… * The travellers, apparalled differently, brought gifts, and some of these were, later, still deemed worthy of record… * Their manners, and customs, … Continue reading

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Beyond the bounds: Cultures…

* … Notwithstanding the benefits of pure service, which are indeed immense. * The ‘designers’ may also have needed to accomplish something else. * There is no doubt that the sites utilise magical principles to interact with the wider landscape. … Continue reading

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Beyond the bounds: Symbiosis…

* Different races of people are like different species, that is, like any other animals. * If they willingly work together in harmony, it is because they both get what they need from doing so. * The ‘builders’ got, amongst … Continue reading

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Beyond the bounds…

* It is not beyond the bounds of possibility, that a technologically advanced people could live more simply than their technology insists… * But outside the realms of science fiction writing it is highly unlikely. * The Ancients present us … Continue reading

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Nick of Time…

* …On our way back through Little Kimble, we pass St. Nicks of Ellesborough.There are banners and notices outside the churchyard proclaiming that tomorrow the church and its tower will be open to the public and that for a small … Continue reading

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Niall of the Nine…

* When young, Niall and his four step-brothers, Brian, Fiachra, Ailill and Fergus were given weapons by a smith and sent out hunting to prove their arms. After losing their way in a forest, the five youths lit a fire … Continue reading

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Light

* A circle open to the sky becomes a covered mound, Within, a tree now made of stone, casts shadows on the ground. The earth is changing as we pass, each footstep turns to gold The sky inverts reality, a … Continue reading

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